economic disaster http://wlrn.org en A History Of America’s Financial Disasters http://wlrn.org/post/history-america-s-financial-disasters <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">07/30/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font></a><fo Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 18243 at http://wlrn.org A History Of America’s Financial Disasters Economic Disaster http://wlrn.org/post/economic-disaster <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">02/19/13 - Tuesday's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is with Princeton University economics professor and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Wall Street Journal</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/">Alan Blinder</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How did the worst economic disaster in post-war American history occur? &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The US financial system, he says, was far too complex and unregulated for the public good. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Blinder has written&nbsp; </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://amzn.to/ZndzvE"><em style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">AFTER THE MUSIC STOPPED:&nbsp; The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp; Links<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/"><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/</span></a></strong></p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 9577 at http://wlrn.org Economic Disaster