Simon Johnson on Misleading Messages in the Fight for Financial Reform

BY busadmin  May 13, 2010 at 2:54 PM EST

Paul Solman: On Thursday’s NewsHour, we speak to Simon Johnson about his new book, 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown. A great benefit of this website is that we can share intriguing angles to a story that don’t quite fit with the main theme as independent sidebars here.

Without further ado, then, the ever-eloquent and near-ubiquitous Johnson, on his recent brush with “identity theft” — and his anger at how corporate money is being used to mislead the public about the need for financial reform.