Courtesy of Jaime at Capitalism Without Failure
Charles Ferguson is an American hero. He produced, wrote, and directed this masterpiece about the fraud and corruption that led to the crisis. Then, upon winning the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2011, he began his acceptance speech by stating, "Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by financial fraud, not a single financial executive has gone to jail, and that's wrong."
Ferguson has not stopped there. He recently published his book, Predator Nation, and has continued his crusade to expose fraud, criminality, and corruption, in the private sector, in government, and in academia.
If you have not seen this movie, you must do so. If you know anyone who has not seen this movie, share. Every American should be aware of what is transpiring at the highest levels of our establishment. Of course, this goes well beyond America's borders; everyone in this world should make themselves aware of the injustice, criminality, and corruption that sways policy and creates a needlessly precarious financial world for us all.
This movie includes incredible extras included - deleted scenes and excellent interviews that did not make it into the movie. In particular, I recommend watching the interviews with Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore. This is a DVD/Blu-ray.
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