The Big Takeover is an article by Matt Taibbi that appeared in Rolling Stone magazine. It is subtitled “The global economic crisis isn’t about. Taibbi is one of my favorite writers. His recent article on the financial collapse is a must read. His language is a bit salty, but I think the angst and. 15 Great Articles by Matt Taibbi – The Electric Typewriter – Great articles and The Big Takeover Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes? by Matt Taibbi.

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Geithner, who has come under fire for not doing enough to block the bonuses, said he shared their anger.

Trio Umami Jan 13, at 3: So what happened to Cassano? And under these new regulations, it was also allowed to choose its own regulator, and it chose the weakest and most impotent of the regulators, the Office of Thrift Supervision, which is one of matr big reasons that it was allowed to sort of spin mqtt of control.

Bush destroyed the Republican Party. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution. The New York Times reports if Congress approves such a measure, it would represent one of the biggest permanent expansions of federal regulatory power in decades. Mar 23, at 7: We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners taieover do our work.

This is Treasury Secretary Geithner. The biggest movement in that front was the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ofwhich repealed the Depression-era law called the Glass-Steagall Act, and that allowed all of these companies to merge together and create these enormous mega-companies, like Citi, like Bank of America and like AIGwhich was once basically an insurance company biy evolved to become, you know, a very complicated hedge fund, an investment bank and a variety of other things.


Some of the greatest literature and interviews could be found takeovre Playboy Magazine. I should have been called “The Big Screw-Over” And because the CDSs were unregulated — and this is because of a specific law back in the year called the Commodity Futures Modernization Act, which was sponsored by Phil Gramm.

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AIG was a company that had overemployees. And, of course, every hedge fund in biig world was throwing a party at the news that Geithner came out with this plan yesterday. Matt Taibbi, who won? Noam Chomsky on Pittsburgh Attack: Jetpack Jones and the Prison Planet of Peril. Mar 23, at 5: A friend was asking this question the other day. Mar 27, at 1: If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

I think the broader trend here is the end of the American Empire. Please do your part today. And, in fact, it only had one insurance expert on its entire staff. I was going to post this article He was allowed to stay on at a salary of a million dollars a month.

Of course, it isn’t possible to have a mainstream discussion about this, so we will have to pretend our problems have nothing to do with the rise of great economic power in China and India.

And the Office of Thrift Supervision is by far the smallest matt least aggressive of the regulators.

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It was Hank Paulson, who was the former head of Goldman Sachs. I think it was Rolling Stone that recently ran a riveting article on how George W. Now, I share the anger and frustration of the American people, not just tsibbi the compensation practices at AIG and in other parts of our system, but that our financial system permitted a scale of risk taking that has caused grave damage to the lives of so many Americans.


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Is Rolling Stone still in print? They both were absolutely complicit in passing these deregulatory moves. Thank you so much. Mike Taibbi works for NBC.

We need to extend those protections and authorities to cover the risks posed by our more diverse and complicated financial system today, and we are proposing legislation to provide those tools and look forward to working with this committee and the Congress to matr such legislation as quickly as possible. Info – Website – Contact.

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