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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“The Big Takeover,” by Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone Magazine

And then we are going to talk about these bonuses and who these people are. Well, I think, you know, everybody loses in the financial crisis, and this is obviously an enormous downfall for everybody financially. Mar 23, at 7: You know that you can count on Democracy Now!

Mar 23, at 2: How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout taibbo stage a revolution. AIG and the Big Takeover: One of the better reporters out there – certainly better than anyone in Time or Newseek. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution. I mean, this whole situation is rife with Goldman Sachs employees.


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The British Empire probably peaked in relative power around and found it increasing expensive to maintain power afterwards due to the rise of France, Germany, Russia and the United States. Maybe you come for in-depth stories that expose government and corporate abuses of power. And the Office of Thrift Supervision is by far the smallest and least aggressive of the regulators.

He was allowed to stay on at a salary of a million dollars a month. So what happened to Cassano? Many view the massive losses at AIG as the result of corporate greed combined with lax government oversight and regulation. Does that help Main Street?

Geithner, who has come under fire for not doing enough to block the bonuses, said he shared their anger. You know, in the instance of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, that was sponsored by Phil Mattt and by the Republicans, but it was very, very enthusiastically supported by Robert Rubin and Larry Summers, and it was signed into law by Bill Clinton and passed with the support of all those very powerful Democratic senators.

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The biggest movement in that front was the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ofwhich repealed the Depression-era law called the Glass-Steagall Act, and that allowed all of these companies to merge together and create these enormous mega-companies, like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 but taibi to become, you know, a very complicated hedge fund, an investment bank and a variety of other things.


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Was this before or after some story on the rebirth of Britney Spears. They both were absolutely complicit in passing these deregulatory moves. WootAre we really looking to Rolling Stone for serious journalism?

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“The Big Takeover”-Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone on the financial meltdown

What does that mean? 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 tajeover sponsored by Phil Gramm. Thanks for having me, Amy. Yes, serious journalism can be found in Rolling Stone.

Lay out the analogy for us. Welcome to Democracy Now! Mar 27, at 1: Mar 23, at 5: It would hardly be the first time in human history that the best and brightest were overtaken by events they couldn’t properly understand – World War I comes to mind.