Inside Job – The Documentary that Cost $20,000,000,000,000 to Produce

SYNOPSIS From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker, Charles Ferguson (“No End In Sight”), comes INSIDE JOB, the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews … Read more

Debt’s Deadly Grip – NY Fed Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit

And it looks lovely… Fair Game – Debt’s Deadly Grip By GRETCHEN MORGENSON Published: August 21, 2010 Excerpts from the report: Last week, this harsh truth was made clear yet again, in a report on consumers’ financial well-being by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The first of a Fed series to be published … Read more

Tues 08/17/10 9:00-1:30 Listen Live Treasury Conference on Housing Finance with the Father of Mortgage Backed Securites and Others

August 12, 2010 TG-826 Obama Administration Announces Panelists and Agenda for Conference on the Future of Housing Finance WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama Administration announced additional details about its August 17 Conference on the Future of Housing Finance, including a list of panelists and the conference agenda. This event will provide a forum for public … Read more

Special: Plunder – The Crime of Our Time – How the Financial Crisis was Built on a Foundation of Criminal Activity

Special: Plunder – The Crime of Our Time Airdates Timezone: P M C E Monday, August 16th 12:00 pm Tuesday, August 17th 12:30 am Thursday, August 19th 07:30 pm Saturday, August 21st 06:00 pm DIRECTV Channel 375 | DISH Network Channel 9410 Category: Documentaries Regions: North America Topics: Political Institutions / Systems, Media Plunder: The Crime … Read more

The Shell Game Continues – Media Picks up on Investor Settlements but Where Does the Money Go and Why?

The shell game continues. While the media picks up stories about “settlements” giving rise to the presumption that Countrywide Home Loans and Bank of America and the rest of the securitization players committed various violations of statutes, duties, rules and regulations, the main point gets lost. Where is this money going and WHY? What is … Read more

Support Elizabeth Warren – The Main Street Brigade Presents: A Sheriff Warren Wrap (Video)

Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel and professor of law at Harvard University, is getting some eye-catching support in a progressive push for the bailout watchdog to lead a new consumer financial protection agency. In a new western-themed music video from Main Street Brigade, Warren is hailed as “the new sheriff.” The spot … Read more