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Thursday, May 5 2011

‘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.


Tuesday, January 26 2010

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.


Wednesday, September 23 2009

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.


Monday, July 27 2009

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.


Tuesday, May 12 2009

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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