Inside Job – Will our Economy EVER RECOVER?

This has nothing to do with Chicago specific – 
but I just had to share this –

I just saw this film last night.  


Every person in America needs to watch this.

From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker, Charles Ferguson (“No End in Sight”), comes “Inside Job ” the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008.

The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs.

Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, “Inside Job” traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia.

This film will make  you SO ANGRY. All the financial “experts”  keep making the rich richer and the poor, poorer. And they answer to NO ONE. 

This film attempts to provide a comprehensive portrayal of an extremely important and timely subject: the worst financial crisis since the Depression, which continues to haunt us via Europe’s debt problems and global financial instability. It was a completely avoidable crisis; indeed for 40 years after the reforms following the Great Depression, the United States did not have a single financial crisis.

However, the progressive deregulation of the financial sector since the 1980s gave rise to an increasingly criminal industry, whose “innovations” have produced a succession of financial crises. Each crisis has been worse than the last; and yet, due to the industry’s increasing wealth and power, each crisis has seen few people go to prison. In the case of this crisis, nobody has gone to prison, despite fraud that caused trillions of dollars in losses.
I hope that the film, in less than two hours, will enable everyone to understand the fundamental nature and causes of this problem. It is also my hope that, whatever political opinions individual viewers may have, that after seeing this film we can all agree on the importance of restoring honesty and stability to our financial system, and of holding accountable those to destroyed it.

Our world will NEVER be the same – unless someone is held accountable.

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Matt Damon, “Inside Job” was made on location in the United States, Iceland, England, France, Singapore, and China.

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