FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera, All The Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis

By: Saturday January 8, 2011 1:59 pm

There are a plethora of books written, and yet to be written, about what lead up to the 2008 financial crisis, but even so, All the Devils are Here stands out. Co-authors, Bethany McLean (co-author of the bestselling, documentary-inspiring book on the Enron scandal, The Smartest Guys in the Room) and Joe Nocera (Award winning New York Times business columnist), expertly weave a narrative that captures not just the elements, but the characters of the crisis; the human flaws, choices and repercussions perpetrated by a small, dispersed collection of very dangerous people.

 

The Cult of Subprime Central Bankers

By: Thursday May 27, 2010 5:10 pm

The same central bankers in the United States, Europe and elsewhere, whose mistakes led to the current economic crisis, are still in power. They are now telling governments to cut Social Security, health care spending and to force workers to take pay cuts.

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