"This is an open-and-shut case of anti-competitive behavior"
April 12, 2010 6:15 AM Subscribe
posted by The Whelk (42 comments total)
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"What happened here in Jefferson County would turn out to be the perfect metaphor for the peculiar alchemy of modern oligarchical capitalism: A mob of corrupt local officials and morally absent financiers got together to build a giant device that converted human shit into billions of dollars of profit for Wall Street" - "Looting Main Street
" Matt Taibbi takes an in-depth look into how finance, deregulation, corruption, synthetic rate swaps, and greed decimated Birmingham, AL.
Taibbi expands on and answers criticism over at True/Slant