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Richer than Rockefeller?

(February 8, 2018 01:56 PM, by David Henderson) I gave a talk late yesterday afternoon at the branch of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute operated by California State University, Monterey Bay. Thanks to Michele Crompton and her very competent aide, Leslie. The topic was Economic Inequality: Popular... (0 COMMENTS)

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Christie?s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. Show More Summary

Senior VP @ Council on Foreign Relations hosting Q&A in the Hive, Thurs. @ 2pm

James M. Lindsay is senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), where he oversees the work of the more than six dozen fellows in the David Rockefeller Studies Program. Show More Summary

Pope Francis Kisses David Rockefeller’s Hand?

7 months agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A photograph of Pope Francis greeting Holocaust survivors is part of a meme containing the baseless claim that the spiritual leader is kissing the hand of a purported architect of a New World Order.

Rockefeller's Upper East Side townhouse is for sale

Soon you will have an opportunity to buy David Rockefeller's Manhattan townhouse on East 65th Street. Rockefeller, who lived at the mansion for decades, died in March at age 101. The 4-story,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Christie's selected to manage spring 2018 auction of over 2,000 items from the Estate of David Rockefeller

9 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Estate of David Rockefeller, the youngest son of American philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and art patron Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, will sell at Christie?s the personal collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, which is estimated...Show More Summary

Auction of Rockefeller Art Is to Benefit Charities

9 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The proceeds from the Christie’s sale of over 2,000 items from Peggy and David Rockefeller will benefit a dozen charities, including MoMA.

Top Posts From AJBlogs 04.24.17

10 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Who Gets What? David Rockefeller’s Art Bequests Of all his art interests, we have long known that the Museum of Modern Art came first for David Rockefeller, who died last month. But there were in his will a few other bequests for museums.... read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2017-04-24 Monday Recommendation: Krukowski, […]

Benedict Cumberbatch To Be ‘The Man In The Rockefeller Suit’

EXCLUSIVE: Benedict Cumberbatch is in early negotiations with Fox Searchlight to star in The Man In The Rockefeller Suit for Fox Searchlight Pictures. David Bar Katz has adapted the book by Mark Seal. Donald De Line is producing. The...Show More Summary

David Rockefeller: An Alternative Obituary

Naomi Klein exposed the brutal logic of those pushing the neoliberal agenda in her book The Shock Doctrine. She also linked the project to David Rockefeller. With a US-backed junta in place in Argentina, Henry Kissinger made sure to extend an invitation to the military government's minister of the economy. Show More Summary

Wealth Matters: Giving Like a Rockefeller, Even if You’re Not Super-Rich

11 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The family of David Rockefeller has brought flexibility, responsibility and a sense of gratitude to their philanthropy.

Monday assorted links

1. David Rockefeller as economist. 2. Should military training be gender-integrated? 3. Do the lungs make blood? 4. The insect detectives. 5. Interview with Bob Dylan. 6. How many books will you read before you die?  (Doesn’t work for everyone) 7. The use of antitrust to tame the media. The post Monday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Postscript: When David Rockefeller Met Brooke Astor: The Ultimate New York Power Couple

11 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

For years, he was the frequent companion of the equally fabled Mrs. Astor. Then, in her final years, he also became her protector in an ugly, tabloid-ready fight with her son.

Looking Back at David Rockefeller's Key Role in Building the 'Deep State'

11 months agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

The newly deceased plutocrat was a capitalist Cold Warrior with CIA ties who helped craft U.S. foreign policy David Rockefeller died this week, at the age of 101.  A grandson of John D. Rockefeller, the former chairman and CEO of Chase...Show More Summary

The True Legacy Of David Rockefeller

Via, While often remembered for his philanthropy, the last surviving grandson of America’s first billionaire died today, leaving behind a dark legacy indicative of how American nobility often shape policy from behind...Show More Summary

David Rockefeller & October Surprise Case

From the Archive: David Rockefeller’s death at age 101 brought effusive eulogies, but no recollection of his mysterious role in the Iran hostage crisis of 1980, which helped sink President Carter’s reelection, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry (Originally published April…Read more ?

The Latest: Clintons say Rockefeller used fortune for good

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller (all times local):

Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101 in New York

Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, died on Monday, a family spokesman said. Rockefeller, who reportedly gave away...Show More Summary

Philanthropist David Rockefeller Dead At 101

11 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The last surviving grandson of oil baron John D. Rockefeller, he rose to the chairmanship of Chase Manhattan Bank. "His stature was greater than any corporate title might convey, however. His influence was felt in Washington and foreign capitals, in the corridors of New York City government, in art museums, in great universities and in […]

Remembering David Rockefeller: Not the royalty I expected

I was introduced to David Rockefeller in 1981 by labor leaders Harry Van Arsdale and Peter Brennan, who wanted New York’s banks to fund the rebuilding of burned-out city neighborhoods with... To view the full story, click the title link.

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