As the NY Observer noted today, is Andrew Sorkin "too cozy with Wall Street"?
As philosopher/cultural theorist Slavoj Zizek noted in his book "First as Tragedy; Next as Farce" (Verso books) -- billions of dollars have been hastily poured into the global banking system in a frantic attempt at financial stabilization. So why has it not been possible to bring the same forces to bear in addressing world poverty and environmental crisis?
An interesting analysis of the book and some of Zizek's analysis may be viewed in RSA Animate based on Slavoj Zizek's book, "First as Tragedy; Next as Farce." If you sat through Too Big To Fail, this might also be more than worthy of a look. He may not have all the answers, but Zizek certainly raises many challenging questions.
And, if challenging analysis isn't your thing, and you need to have your illusions reinforced, here is a trailer from HBO's "TBTF":