When the business interests... pushed through the first installment of civil service reform in 1883, they expected that they would be able to control both political parties equally.
More Quotes from Carroll Quigley:The bankers made loans to business so that the volume of money increased faster than the increase in goods. The result was inflation.
When goods are exchanged between countries, they must be paid for by commodities or gold. They cannot be paid for by the notes, certificates, and checks of the purchaser's country, since these are of value only in the country of issue.
In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so.
It never occurred to anyone in a responsible position that Germany and Russia might make common cause, even temporarily, against the West.
In this Western point of view, evil and sin were negative qualities they arose from the absence of good, not from the presence of evil.
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
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