The Crime of Our Time: Why Wall Street Is Not Too Big to Jail

The Crime of Our Time: Why Wall Street Is Not Too Big to Jail

by Danny Schechter
     
 

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Veteran journalist Danny Schechter investigates a complex web of fraud and crime that he shows played a major--if largely unreported--role in bringing the economy down. His four-year investigation focuses on three interconnected cesspools of corruption: what the FBI calls an "epidemic of mortgage fraud," predatory and deceptive securitization by Wall Street,

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Veteran journalist Danny Schechter investigates a complex web of fraud and crime that he shows played a major--if largely unreported--role in bringing the economy down. His four-year investigation focuses on three interconnected cesspools of corruption: what the FBI calls an "epidemic of mortgage fraud," predatory and deceptive securitization by Wall Street, and insurance scams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934708552
Publisher:
Disinformation Company, The
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Danny Schechter is a veteran journalist who writes and speaks about economic and media issues. He is a multiple Emmy Award winner, having been a producer for ABC News, CNN and other major networks. His daily blog 'News Dissector' appears on MediaChannel.org, the website he edits, with weekly online commentaries on Huffington Post, Buzzflash, Alternet, Global Research, ZNet, Creative-I and many others. He has directed numerous films including In Debt We Trust and Plunder: The Crime of our Time.

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