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Thursday, 9 April 2015

THE HISTORY OF AMERICA’S 1%

Gustavus Myers – History of Great American Fortunes – 1909

Episode #8 – Continued reading of History of Great American Fortunes by Gustavus Myers. Includes Part II, Chapter III: The Growth of the Astor Fortune. Astor’s Living Conditions. Astor Above the Law. Astor and the China Trade. His Ships Unmolested During the War of 1812. Fraud Permeating All Sectors of Business. Astor Purchases the Morris Estate. Public Uproar Over His Land-Grabbing. Sells Land to Government At Five Times Its Price. Land Grants From Corrupt Government Officials. The Plunder of the New York Treasury. The City Gives Away Land. Huge Favors From New York City to His Benefit. Astor Preys On Others Misfortune.




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