Articles tagged financial crisis

Can Selfishness Be a Virtue?

Through the magical intersection of text and image The Age of Selfishness seeks to clarify the philosophy of Ayn Rand, and how it influenced the Masters of the Universe.

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‘The Bonds of Debt’ Constitute a Common Good by Binding Us Inextricably to One Another

The so-called credit crisis has seemingly pushed the world to the brink of disaster. But the problem according to Richard Dienst isn't that we owe too much -- but that we don't owe enough.

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Subprime Nation by Herman M. Schwartz

True power is not simply controlling things and making them do what you want. True power is doing all of that without having to report or justify your actions to anyone.

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23 Sep 2009 // 3:25 AM

Capitalism: A Love Story

In Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore is on target in his indictment of the top 1% of the population, those who own or control 95% of U.S. wealth.

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Fool’s Gold by Gillian Tett

This book examines, at a high level, what happens when a well intentioned financial innovation spins out of control and is used for nefarious ends.

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12 May 2009 // 3:26 AM

Frontline: The Madoff Affair

The Madoff Affair submits that Bernie Madoff's deceptions -- in rationales and in business models -- are not his invention.

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It was November 2006 - too early for anyone to be worrying about a recession or a stock market decline or the cascade of foreclosures that

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

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"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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