Pulitzer Prise winner James B. Stewart’s book, Den of Thieves, came out in 1992 and detailed the corruption in the financial and political underpinnings of the country. After reading it, one hoped they would never have to read another book on that topic, because the problems which caused it would be fixed. The book told the story of insider trading scandals involving Ivan Boesky, Michael Milken and other financiers and their Investment bankers, using junk (high-yielding, high-risk unrated corporate ) bonds to takeover companies. Continue reading
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Bill Moyers Journal
March 26, 2010
John Nichols and Terry O’Neill
Bill Moyers takes a closer look at the newly signed health bill and explores the future of health care reform with THE NATION’s John Nichols and National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill.