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April 23, 2010

William K. Black on Fraud
As President Obama makes the case for strong financial reform, Bill Moyers sits down with veteran regulator William K. Black, who says Wall Street is already been breaking current rules.
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.
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.
Reform vs. Reformation
A Bill Moyers essay.
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.
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
December 11, 2009

George Goehl and Heather Booth
Organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action.
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.
September 18, 2009

The JOURNAL on Working America
View a collection of JOURNAL reports on the effect of the downturn on the homefront.
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.
April 3, 2009

William K. Black: CSI Bailout
The financial industry brought the economy to its knees, but how did they get away with it? With the nation wondering how to hold the bankers accountable, Bill Moyers sits down with William K. Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s. Black offers his analysis of what went wrong and his critique of the bailout.
March 27, 2009

The New Bailout Debate
Is Geithner's plan a 'triumph' or a 'flop?' Who wins and who loses?
February 27, 2009

Global Gloom
Find out how the economic turmoil is playing out around the world.
Robert Johnson
Bill Moyers talks with economist Robert Johnson, who decodes this week's news on the bank bailout, with a hard look at the international ramifications of the plan and a discussion of why nationalization has become a flash point.
December 12, 2008

Bailout Hearings Timeline
Follow the course of the bailout hearings ? bargains, media moments and more
Emma Coleman Jordan on the Bailout Hearings
Georgetown University's legal and finance scholar Emma Coleman Jordan takes Bill Moyers through recent news on the bailouts as big business begs for more.
October 24, 2008

James K. Galbraith
Bill Moyers sits down to talk about the economic future with with James K. Galbraith, Lloyd Bentsen, Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Galbraith is the author of six books, the most recent, THE PREDATOR STATE: HOW CONSERVATIVES ABANDONED THE FREE MARKET AND WHY LIBERALS SHOULD TOO.
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