Daily Lessons for Teaching Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History

Matt Taibbi
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Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1: The Grifter Archipelago; or, Why the Tea Party Doesn't Matter)

Objective

Chapter 1: The Grifter Archipelago; or, Why the Tea Party Doesn't Matter

Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History is a non-fiction book by the political journalist Matt Taibbi about the events that led to the financial crisis of 2008. In the book, Taibbi eviscerates Wall Street for frauds perpetrated on the American people over the last ten years. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book, and they will research and discuss the author Matt Taibbi.

Lesson

1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the class to the book and author. Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History is a book by the political journalist Matt Taibbi which examines the events that led up to the financial crisis of 2008. Matt Taibbi has written for Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, The eXile, the New York Press...

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