The French economist Jacques Rueff was the foremost opponent in the twentieth century of the gold exchange standard. He well described how the Bretton Woods enabled the US government to engage in seemingly endless deficit spending.
The aims of the WEF are not to plan every aspect of production and thus to direct all individual activity. Rather, the goal is to limit the possibilities for individual activity—by dint of squeezing out industries and producers within industries from the economy.
The Boston Tea Party was an opening act in what came to be a violent culture war and war of national liberation. And it helps us understand how America in 2020 could become as bitterly divided as America during the revolution.