Elites: Strategic and Otherwise









Comments

This table summarizes some of my work on the Progressive/New Deal era, but also goes (speculatively) beyond that.






1.  input-output flows

2. interlocking directorates (Domhoff): Pujo Committee, Brandeis, Other People's Money

3. campaign contributions







progressive local and regional elites: Ickes letters; Ezekiel "Liberal Businessmen"
























Provincial Capital Formations

Arno Mayer deals with provincial capital formations

Pikkety, Krugman,

Julia Adams and Mounira M. Charrad, Patrimonial Power in the Modern World (Sage, 2011)

JULIA ADAMS AND LIPING WANG: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN CHINA AND EUROPE, Posted July 1, 2011  In ANNALS

Sodalities (and patrimonialism; the proto-Dorian convention





Patrimonialism









Strategic Elites: Institutions and Individuals
Sectors of Realization
Firms & Functions
See Elliot A. Rosen, Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Brans Trust: from Depression to New Deal

Belmont, Baruch, Brookings, Lovett, Harriman (Columbia, 1977) for 1932 list

Commodities in International Trade
Tobacco, Cotton, Sugar, Corn, Wheat, Copper, Oil
Shipping
Legal Services
Financial Services
National Civic Federation

See Other People's Money, Pujo Committee, TNEC

Morgan

Securities Bloc
Securities & Finance
Legal Services
Infrastructure (Railroads, Telephones, Electric Power, Urban Transportation)
Primary Materials (Iron & Steel, Coal)
Captive Capital Goods
Pollak Foundation
The Taylor Society: elite non-manufacturing firms
Filene's, Macy's, Bowery Savings Bank, Dennison Manufacturing

Mass Consumption I:
Mass Distribution & Mass Housing
Mass Retailers
Producer Services
Real Estate
Construction?
The Taylor Society: manufacturing firmsMass Consumption II:
Captive Production Inputs

Twentieth Century Fund

Committee for Economic Development

Hiss List

see Mark Mizruchi, The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite (Harvard, 2013)
Modern Machinery & Continuous Process Multinationals

Clinton Foundation

Democratic Leadership Council
Post-modern Capitalism: the Production of Subjectivities

Provincial Elites

Mayberry Machiavellis
The Price of Loyalty
Arno Mayer, The persistence of the Old Regime : Europe to the Great War
Michael W. Miles, The Odyssey of the American Right, 1980; The Kansas Experiment, New York Times August 5, 2015
Provincial Capital Formations
Local Chambers of Commerce
Sodalities


Republican Gomorrah
Seymour Hersch on Chicago p.d.
Bill Jenkins on Pontiac
Ferguson, Mo. PD
Staten Island D.A.
Jackie Presser
Barney Kluck on 1933 T&D strike
Sodalities/Patrimonialism Police, Fire, Local Gov't, Local Services, Skilled Trades, Construction?
Patrimonial "Capitalism"?


Coers, Trump, Koch

Piketty, Krugman, Adams, Weber, Randall
Patrimonialism/Sodalities the mob: electorates, constituencies, markets, hotels, casinos
extractive industries (coal, oil, copper, etc. )