Meltdown – The Global Financial Crisis of 2008

Created on Friday, 16 December 2011 19:42

In 2008 greed and recklessness by the titans of Wall Street, years of deregulation by the US government and faulty ratings by credit agencies triggered the biggest financial crash since The Great Depression.

In this 4 part documentary series produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Terence McKenna takes viewers behind the headlines and into the back rooms of world governments and financial institutions, in an attempt to explain the events and decisions that led to the 2008 meltdown.

If you think that politicians and financial institutions have now learned their lesson and the crash of 2008 will not repeat itself – think again.

Part 1: The Men Who Crashed The World

 

Part 2:  A Global Tsunami

 

Part 3: Paying The Price

 

Part 4: After The Fall

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