304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -278) and index.
13 bankers -- Thomas Jefferson and the financial aristocracy -- Other people's oligarchs -- Wall Street rising : 1980-- -- "Greed is good" : the takeover -- The best deal ever -- Too big to fail -- The American oligarchy : six banks.
Johnson and Kwak examine not only how Wall Street's ideology, wealth, and political power among policy makers in Washington led to the financial debacle of 2008, but also what the lessons learned portend for the future.
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