Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem--and Themselves Topics for Discussion

Andrew Ross Sorkin
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What does the phrase "Too big to fail" mean? How does Sorkin use the term?

What role did the government play in the financial crisis of 2008, according to Sorkin? Did it do all it could? Did it do more than it should have?

How did personal pride affect the decisions made by Dick Fuld at Lehman Brothers?

What are the lessons to be learned from the crisis, in Sorkin's opinion?

Does Sorkin provide a balanced view of what happened? Why or why not?

Should public money be used to support failing private companies? Why or why not?

What was the underlying cause of the financial meltdown, according to Sorkin?

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