Eight years on from the biggest market meltdown since the Great Depression, the key lessons of the crisis of 2008 still remain unlearned - and our financial system is just as vulnerable as ever. Many of us know that our government failed to fix the banking system after the subprime mortgage crisis. But what few of us realize is how the misguided financial practices and philosophies that nearly toppled the global financial system have come to infiltrate all American businesses, putting us on a collision course with another cataclysmic meltdown.
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Tonight on the program, guest host Hari Sreenivasan discusses the FBI's recommendation on Hillary Clinton with Glenn Thrush of Politico.
Next, a conversation on the sharing economy with professor Arun Sundararajan, C.E.O. Brad Hargreaves of Common, and author Rana Foroohar.
We conclude with a discussion of Facebook's impact on journalism with John Herrman, a media reporter for The New York Times, Jay Rosen of New York University, and Melissa Bell from Vox Media.
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Ten years on from the financial crisis, it’s hard not to have a sense of déjà vu.
"How Big Banks Became Our Masters" is from the September 26, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Rana Foroohar and narrated by Kristi Burns.
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