Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Is The U.S. Financial Sector Criminalized?

Since my opinions don't seem to carry much credibility, I thought I'd post this video excerpt of Tavis Smiley asking the tough questions to an unconventional, but highly-acclaimed filmmaker, Charles Ferguson, who won an Oscar for Inside Job, his film on the financial crisis.

Watch the entire interview on Tavis Smiley.


  1. The Securities and Exchange Commission has decided not to file charges against Goldman Sachs over a $1.3 billion subprime mortgage portfolio.

    Source: Goldman Says SEC Closed Probe of Firm After Threatening Case

  2. It's long been suspected that ratings agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's helped trigger the meltdown. A new trove of embarrassing documents shows how they did it

    Read more: The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis

  3. It's been my premise since 2008 that the criminals are running the show. But, since my opinions carry no credibility from those who aren't able to think for themselves, let me present this stark video report from Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia economics professor, from the event at the Philadelphia Fed on April 17th, 2013 conference segment entitled "Fixing the Banking System for Good".