History of Americas One Percent

History of Americas One Percent
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fileandclaw322.wordpress.com | @fileandclaw322 | In this podcast series we dive into the long and shadowy history of America’s ruling elite through the works of authors who were either silenced, suppressed, or forgotten, to discover the origins of the 1% and from where their power and wealth was, and still is, extracted.

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History of Americas 1% - Episode #11

December 15, 2014

The Astor family fortune: dealings in tenement houses, railroads, and New York city politics.

Listen   78:34

History of Americas 1% - Episode #10

December 09, 2014

The Astor family fortune: scandalous dealings in politics and the death of the family patriarch.

Listen   68:46

History of Americas 1% - Episode #9

December 02, 2014

The Astor family fortune: the lucrative business of banking and all the fraud and corruption it entails.

Listen   85:54

History of Americas 1% - Episode #8

November 24, 2014

The Astor family fortune: Dealings in opium, bribing government officials, and city land.

Listen   96:19

History of Americas 1% - Episode #7

November 18, 2014

The Astor family fortune: monopoly of the fur trade and criminal abuse of the Native Americans.

Listen   70:21

History of Americas 1% - Episode #6

November 09, 2014

Population growth in America and the origins of wealthy families founded on land ownership in the cities.

Listen   47:02

History of Americas 1% - Episode #5

November 09, 2014

Stephen Girard: the richest shipper of his time and the robber baron proto-type.

Listen   55:35

History of Americas 1% - Episode #4

November 09, 2014

The real "patriots" who propelled the American Revolution, and who took control of the newly formed Confederated States.

Listen   75:07

History of Americas 1% - Episode #3

November 09, 2014

Economic conditions leading up to the American Revolution, and the rise of the shipping and trading classes.

Listen   68:06

History of Americas 1% - Episode #2

November 05, 2014

The Great landed families of America and how they obtained their wealth through fraud and corruption.

Listen   74:40


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