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 only people who understood these CDSs and these derivative instruments was the people who were actually writing these contracts. 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.

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Is Rolling Stone still in print? And a great example of how Wall Street has actually risen in influence is this new program that Timothy Geithner introduced the other day, which is really just state-subsidized hedge fund profiteering. Mar 23, at Are we taibi looking to Rolling Stone for serious journalism? Is this about restoring Wall Street to the way it was?

Mar 23, at 3: What do you mean, they made this bet? All they had to do is open up a thrift in one state.


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

Noam Chomsky on Pittsburgh Attack: The only reason that Wall Street rallied ttakeover was because this plan that Geithner administered is such an enormous giveaway to Wall Street. 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. But did you know we produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a mwtt news operation, all without ads, government funding or corporate underwriting?

WootAre we really looking to Rolling Stone for serious journalism? Mar 23, at 2: Right now every donation to Democracy Now!

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

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 pass such legislation as quickly as possible. We produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation, all without ads, government funding or corporate underwriting?

Start a new discussion. 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 the big reasons that it was allowed to sort of spin out of control. Maybe you come for our daily headlines.


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A friend was asking this question the other day. And, of course, every hedge fund in the world was throwing a party at the news that Geithner came out with this plan yesterday. Takoever is only possible with your support. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.

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.

The fact that we had to resort to those measures is extraordinary in itself. It would hardly be the first time in tabibi history that the best and brightest were overtaken by events they couldn’t properly understand – World War I comes to mind.

Mar 23, at 4: Story Sep 18, AIG and the Big Takeover: Thank you so much. Conceivably, its failure could have resulted in a s-style global financial and economic meltdown with catastrophic implications for production, income and jobs.