Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History Topics for Discussion

Matt Taibbi
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Who is Ayn Rand? What was the Collective? What impact did Ayn Rand have on Alan Greenspan and on modern politics?

According to Matt Taibbi, what is the role of the Tea Party and who is it being used by? Why is the Tea Party not capable of true leadership?

In the author's opinion, how do the leaders and the rich and powerful of the United States view America's future? Why? What could be done to change the current trends?

What brought on the housing-market bubble? What was the Glass-Steagall law and how did its abandonment help bring on the financial disaster?

What role did Goldman-Sachs have on the collapse of the economy? How were they punished? What strong connections do they have?

What was the role of AIG in the financial collapse? Describe the two "scams" that led to their ruin and left...

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