The Big Takeover is an article by Matt Taibbi that appeared in Rolling Stone magazine. It is subtitled “The global economic crisis isn’t about. Taibbi is one of my favorite writers. His recent article on the financial collapse is a must read. His language is a bit salty, but I think the angst and. 15 Great Articles by Matt Taibbi – The Electric Typewriter – Great articles and The Big Takeover Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes? by Matt Taibbi.

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Mar 23, at 7: In our case, we are seeing a rapid decline in our relative power. Does that help Main Street?

Maybe you come for our daily headlines. I really can not take what Matt Taibbi writes too seriously.

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AIG and the Big Takeover: You know, in the instance of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, that was sponsored by Phil Gramm and by the Republicans, but it was very, very enthusiastically supported by Robert Rubin and Larry Summers, and it was signed into law by Bill Clinton and passed with the support of all those very powerful Democratic senators. The Obama administration and the Federal Reserve urged Congress yesterday to give the federal government unprecedented new powers to seize control of troubled financial firms beyond banks deemed too big to fail.

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One of the better reporters out there – certainly better than anyone in Time or Newseek. Mar 26, at 9: Mar 23, at 6: Related Topics Guests Links Transcript.

AIG was a company that had overemployees.

The biggest movement in that front was the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ofwhich repealed the Depression-era law called the Glass-Steagall Act, and that allowed all of these companies to merge together and create these enormous mega-companies, like Citi, like Bank of America and like AIGwhich was once basically an insurance company but evolved to become, you know, a very complicated hedge fund, an investment bank and a variety of other things.


Mar 23, at 5: Is Rolling Stone still in print? And, in fact, it only had one insurance expert on its entire staff. I mean, this whole situation is rife with Goldman Sachs employees. And a great example of how Wall Street has actually risen in influence is this new program that Timothy Geithner introduced the other day, which is really just state-subsidized hedge fund profiteering.

The Big Takeover

Mar 23, at And this is a tiny, tiny unit. Sometimes what appears to be a conspiracy is actually more disturbing – the possibility that the high and mighty don’t really understand what is going on. Of course, it isn’t possible to have a mainstream discussion about this, so we will have to pretend our problems have nothing to do with the rise of great economic power in China and India.