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Results for: Wall Street

April 16, 2010

Simon Johnson and James Kwak on Bank Reform
How did Big Finance grow so powerful that its hijinks nearly brought down the global economy � and what hope is there for real reform with Washington politicians on Wall Street's payroll? Bill Moyers talks with authors Simon Johnson and James Kwak, two of the nation's most respected economic experts and authors of the new book 13 BANKERS: THE WALL STREET TAKEOVER AND THE NEXT FINANCIAL MELTDOWN.
April 2, 2010

Moyers on Inequality
A Bill Moyers essay.
March 26, 2010

Gretchen Morgenson
Eighteen months after the economic meltdown, why has Washington been unable rein in Wall Street with serious regulation? Bill Moyers speaks with financial journalist Gretchen Morgenson for a candid look at the obstacles facing substantive reform and what Congress' proposed legislation would ? and wouldn't ? accomplish.
February 5, 2010

Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
January 22, 2010

Eric Alterman and Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Obama's First Year
The JOURNAL assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman
January 15, 2010

Thomas Frank
WALL STREET JOURNAL correspondent and author of THE WRECKING CREW: HOW CONSERVATIVES RUINED GOVERNMENT, ENRICHED THEMSELVES, AND BEGGARED THE NATION takes a look back at the decade that was.
January 8, 2010

David Corn and Kevin Drum on Big Money and Big Politics
MOTHER JONES journalists David Corn and Kevin Drum offer a hard look at the obstacles to real reform of the financial industry.
Moyers on Greed
A Bill Moyers essay.
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
December 18, 2009

Steve Meacham and City Life/Vida Urbana
The JOURNAL profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes.
Washington For Sale?
Amidst fading hopes for real reform on issues ranging from high finance to health care, economist Robert Kuttner and journalist Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss Wall Street's power over the federal government.
October 30, 2009

James K. Galbraith
Economic recovery in review. The Dow's up, but why are Main Street Americans still reeling from last year's economic collapse? With Americans still facing rising unemployment, foreclosures, and declining property values, renowned economist James K. Galbraith on whether we've averted another crisis and how to get help for the middle class.
October 9, 2009

Wall Street Reformed?: Simon Johnson and Rep. Marcy Kaptur
Just over a year after economic calamity brought promises of reform from Washington, has Wall Street really changed? Former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson and US Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) report on the state of the economy.
July 31, 2009

Viewer Mail
You've been talking and we've been listening. THE JOURNAL highlights your comments and suggestions from some of our recent broadcasts
June 12, 2009

Robert Reich
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about the influence of lobbyists on policy, the economy, and the ongoing debate over health care.
May 8, 2009

Senator Dick Durbin on The Politics of Big Money
As the banking stress test results come in, the JOURNAL takes a closer look at money's stranglehold on politics. Bill Moyers speaks with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) on campaign finance reform, big lobbying, and making Washington work for the people rather than special interests.
April 24, 2009

Pecora Part II?
Investigating Wall Street? The demand is growing for new Pecora hearings, the 1930s investigation into the causes of the Great Depression. But just who WAS Ferdinand Percora, and what changes did the investigation bring about?
Simon Johnson and Michael Perino
Bill Moyers talks about the economy and Wall Street's future with Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Michael Perino, professor of law at St. John's University and an advisor to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
March 27, 2009

The New Bailout Debate
Is Geithner's plan a 'triumph' or a 'flop?' Who wins and who loses?
William Greider
For years best-selling author William Greider sounded the alarm about Washington's unholy alliance with Wall Street and the failure of the Federal Reserve and other regulators to take preventive measures to avoid disaster. Now, he offers some suggestions to the question everyone is asking: "What do we do now?"
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