Simon Johnson on the Economy
March 10, 2010 1:25 PM   Subscribe

This is Obama's largest and most telling failure. After 2008 the need to re-institute the financial regulations which had been steadily eroded for the last three decades was nakedly obvious. A year later and we have no new regulation whatsoever.

If nothing changes, everything will stay the same.
posted by mek at 4:41 PM on March 10, 2010 [4 favorites]

Here's the full set of videos from the conference :P

also, here's SRW's Rooseveltian reflections and rolfe winkler sez: "though the lobby machine is strong, it's not the real obstacle to reform. We are..."

posted by kliuless at 5:59 AM on March 11, 2010

Great talk. Wish I could see the charts better. (guess I'll have to buy the book)
posted by ropeladder at 6:19 PM on March 11, 2010

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