The global financial crisis? We were set up by insiders, this revealing documentary proposes.
“You were robbed. There was a bank robbery. And the bank robbery wasn’t done by someone who came in with a gun, it was the bank president.” – Oscar-nominated filmmaker Charles Ferguson
Check out the background to the film on Indiewire here.
Have a look at one Malaysian firm’s role at the epi-centre of the crisis on Sarawak Report here.
And do you know that US CEOs that fired the most workers during the recession received the most take-home pay? Democracy Now reports that “according to the Institute for Policy Studies, the CEOs of the fifty corporations responsible for the worst layoffs were paid an average $12 million — 42 per cent more than the average for the Standard & Poor’s 500”.