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Not entirely relevant, but the 70s also saw the rise of the Bankster Corporates using exchange rates as weapons to control national governments

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by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Jan 9th, 2013 at 12:35:03 PM EST
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Whereas under the Bretton Woods system, using exchange rates as political weapons to control national governments was exclusively the prerogative of the US State Department...

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Jan 11th, 2013 at 02:30:55 AM EST
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