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Meltdown : how greed and corruption shattered our financial system and how we can recover

Author: Katrina Vanden Heuvel; William Greider
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, 2009.
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From the leading magazine on the left, an exose of the failures, lies and misdeeds that caused the financial collapse-and a plan for rescuing the country.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meltdown.
New York : Nation Books, ©2009
(OCoLC)298076691
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Vanden Heuvel; William Greider
ISBN: 9780786743636 0786743638
OCLC Number: 646786615
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 310 pages)
Contents: Introduction / William Greider --
Part I. Seeds of disaster : Wall Street and Washington: how the rules of the game have changed / Steve Fraser --
Looting decade (excerpt) / Robert Sherrill --
Democratize the Fed?: for starters / Doug Henwood --
Breaking Glass-Steagull / editors of The Nation --
Rise of market populism : America's new secular religion / Thomas Frank --
Hunting the predators / Bobbi Murray --
One-eyed chairman / William Greider --
Part II. Alarm bells : why the bubble popped / Robert Sherrill --
Bush's house of cards / Dean Baker --
Leaking bubble / Doug Henwood --
Show me the money / William Mosley --
Monetary zombies / Nicholas von Hoffman --
Henry Paulson's treasury / Nomi Prins --
Born-again Rubinomics / William Greider --
Loan shark lobby / Garrett Ordower --
Hedging bets / Jordan Stancil --
Smashing capitalism / Barbara Ehrenreich --
Housing bubble pops / Dean Baker --
Coming foreclosure tsunami / Christopher Hayes --
Subprime swindle / Kai Wright --
Lawyers for the poor muzzled in subprime mess / Laura K. Abel --
Youth surviving subprime / Allison Kilkenny --
Is this the big one? / Jeff Faux --
Part III. Crisis hits : the panic of 2008 / editors of The Nation --
Bridge loan to nowhere / Thomas Ferguson, Robert Johnson --
Crisis of a gilded age / Doug Henwood --
Henry Paulson's shell game / Joseph E. Stiglitiz --
View from Asia / Walden Bello --
Born-again democracy / William Greider --
Suicide solution / Barbara Ehrenreich --
Great depression II / Nicholas von Hoffman --
We're all Minskyites now / Robert Pollin --
Bailout: Bush's final pillage / Naomi Klein --
Part IV. Road to recovery : how to fix our broken economy / Jeffrey Madrick --
Ending plutocracy: a 12-step program / Sarah Anderson, Sam Pizzigati --
Trust but verify / James K. Galbraith, William K. Black --
King George and comrade Paulson / Ralph Nader --
Big government bailout / Howard Zinn --
Water the roots / Rev. Jesse L. Jackson --
America needs a new New Deal / Katrina vanden Heuvel, Eric Shlosser --
What do we want?: an emergency town hall / featuring William Greider, Francis Fox Piven, Doug Henwood, Arun Gupta and Naomi Klein, moderated by Christopher Hayes --
Global perspective / Will Hutton --
How to end the recession / Robert Pollin --
In praise of a rocky transition / Naomi Klein.
Other Titles: Melt down
Responsibility: Katrina Vanden Heuvel and the editors of The Nation ; introduction by William Greider.

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