Beware the Dread Gazebo.
This is relevant to my interests.
The best Congressional floor speech of the last year on the financial crisis was this extraordinarily piercing five-minute revelation from Rep. MarcyKaptur of Ohio on the Wall Street bailout and how the Congress is subservient to their dictates. And the single most insightful article on the financial crisis was written by former IMF Chief Economist and current MIT Professor Simon Johnson in the May, 2009 issue of The Atlantic, when he argued that "the finance industry has effectively captured our government" and detailed how theU.S. has become very similar to failed emerging-market nations in both its political and economic culture.
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