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Angie Coiro reading quotes from insiders from Lehman Brothers on the risks being taken before the crash and noting the spike in inequality in its wake.
Journalist Nomi Prins explains how central banks bought world power in an age of global crisis. Nomi is author of “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World” from Nation Books.
New York Times columnist David Leonhardt argues that the financial crisis is not over, despite what standard economic measurements show, and points to alternative ways to measure GDP.
On the 10th anniversary of the financial crisis, Harold Meyerson argues that the recovery was a disaster all over again—and that we are still suffering from its political consequences. Harold is Executive Editor of The American Prospect.
Not long after the financial crash of 2008, I heard someone say, “It’s easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.” Is it?
Thomas Hanna: When the next global financial crisis hits, we need to be prepared to nationalize the banks and create a public banking sector, which will not only be a way out of the crisis but will also help prevent future crises.
Ever wonder why no bankers went to jail after the 2008 financial crisis? Investigative journalist, Jesse Eisinger, tells us why in his book, “The Chicken Shit Club.”
If you could find a way to nudge bankers towards better and safer choices, building a culture of integrity, you might avoid future financial trouble. But can you make bankers behave better?
Ch. 9: Further clarification on social democracy - Jeff from New York
Ch. 10: Final comments on the definitions of Democratic Socialism, social ownership and the future of cooperative ownership
THE MIDTERMS MINUTE
See previous battleground race spotlights and get the entire lay of the land at "The Midterms Minute H.Q."
New battlegrounds spotlight coming next episode!
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Denzel Sprak - CloudCover (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Interlude - The Nocturne (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Sunday Lights - Onesuch Village (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Open Flames - Aeronaut (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Tar and Spackle - Plaster (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Glass Beads - The Balloonist (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Heather - Migration (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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