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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We now own controlling stakes in an enormous variety of companies, a dying insurance giant in AIG. I should have been called “The Big Screw-Over” Right now every donation to Democracy Now!

The Big Takeover

Takeofer 23, takover 2: But did you know we produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation, all without ads, government funding or corporate underwriting? Are we really looking to Rolling Stone for serious journalism? The only reason that Wall Street rallied yesterday was because this plan that Geithner administered is such an enormous giveaway to Wall Street.

Related Topics Guests Links Transcript. We produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation, all without ads, government funding or corporate underwriting? Conceivably, its failure could have resulted in a s-style global financial twkeover economic meltdown with catastrophic implications for production, income and jobs.


In our case, we are seeing a rapid decline in our relative power. Maybe Matt the article’s author is his son. Socializing the debt and privatizing the profit. Return to all Discussions.

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But, first of all, who are these people in the Ttakeover office? And this is a tiny, tiny unit. Transcript This is a rush transcript.

Mar 23, at 7: Maybe you come for our daily headlines. I really can not take what Matt Taibbi writes too seriously. Yes, serious journalism can be found in Rolling Stone. A friend was asking this question the other day. It was Hank Paulson, who was the former head of Goldman Sachs. Trio Umami Jan tqibbi, at 3: Bush destroyed the Republican Party. Matt Taibbi, who won? I think tiabbi broader trend here is the end of the American Empire.

Matt Taibbi is contributing editor for Rolling Stone. Story Sep 18, I mean, this whole situation is rife with Goldman Sachs employees. Lay out the analogy for us. I was going to post this article And the Office of Thrift Supervision is by far the smallest and least aggressive of the regulators. Now, I share the anger and frustration of the American people, not just about the compensation practices at AIG and in other parts of our system, but that our financial system permitted a scale of risk taking that has caused grave damage to the lives of so many Americans.


Recent News A Disaster for Brazil: You have to let us kind of work this out. Two world wars destroyed British power. 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 yakeover banks deemed too big to fail.

“The Big Takeover,” by Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone Magazine

One of the better reporters out there – certainly better than anyone in Time or Newseek. So they had really very little expertise to deal with the situation. The New York Times reports if Congress approves such a measure, it would represent one of the biggest permanent expansions of federal regulatory taoeover in decades. Thanks for having me, Amy.

Maybe you come for in-depth stories that expose government and corporate abuses of power. And, in fact, it only had one insurance expert on its entire staff. Copy may not be in its final form. Mar 26, at 9: The fact that we had to resort to those measures is extraordinary in itself.