How Washington Works–Against the Public Interest

Corruption
Gary Rivlin

The Billion-Dollar Bank Heist

How the financial industry is buying off Washington—and killing reform.

Gary Rivlin

Newsweek, 11 July 2011

Phi Beta Iota:  Read every word.  A blow by blow description of why Washington is as corrupt and pathologically ineffective at governance as any “failed state.”

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