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Unformatted text preview: INTS 210 Week 6 13:35 The Bretton Woods System The making of the global economy and/or ideas have consequences Establishing post WW2/Post great depression global economy Pegged rate/adjustable peg (gold and dollar) Compromise between fixed and totally flexible European reconstruction: international bank for reconstruction and development (later world bank) International monetary fund Debates at Bretton Woods US v Great Britain Henry Dexter White v John Maynard Keynes Why do these debates matter still? The Corporation Invention of the state, limited liability corporation (16 th century) Eventually took on a life of its own to protect profits against market uncertainties *1886 US Supreme Court Decision- 14 th amendment applies to corporations: corporation is individual 2010: Citizens United v Federal Election Commission they said that corp. can donate unlimited money to candidates because if they are not they said that corp....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course INTS 210 taught by Professor Weiler during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07