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VIDEO: "Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis," 46 min
By spending $4 billion in lobbying and campaign contributions, Wall Street banks carried out a "quiet coup" (Simon Johnson). Banks own this place (Sen. Dick Durbin). The state has become the "errand boy" of the banks (Bill Moyers).
VIDEO: Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis, Dec 2012, 46 min
The financial/economic crisis is being stylized as a state debt crisis. The risk managers were really risk creators. The private losses from speculation and fraud are shouldered by the lower and middle classes.