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Occupy Literature: New York from Melville to the Beats

Before Occupy Wall Street rattled the money merchants, Herman Melville and the Beats shook the city's foundation with gumption and glee.

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When Greed Is Good

Daniel Tovrov
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Reconsidering the Oliver Stone Filmography

As Oliver Stone's update to the Wall Street hits theatres, PopMatters is taking a look back at select works by the influential and thought-provoking director.

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The Fall of the Oliver Stone Empire: A Director and His Critics

Until 2004, Oliver Stone could never be accused of shying away from anything. Once he did, the critics pounced.

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'Visions of New York City' Is a Breezy, Celebratory Visual Travelogue -- Join the Tour, Here

New York was already the largest American city by 1820, and although it wasn't the birthplace of the skyscraper, it would quickly boast the densest concentration of such buildings in the world.

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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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Wall Street Noir by Peter Spiegelman [Editor]

For desperate acts, psychosexual kinks, and a pervasive sense of fatalism, there are better places to look than the office of a CFO.

Michael Antman

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