As the global economic crisis deepens, the curtain is drawn back to reveal the roots of the problem. This article is the perfect complement to several of the others I've posted recently. It looks deeper into the problem of entrenched oligarchies that control the financial and political agendas.
Simon Johnson is the former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is not afraid to speak plainly.
From The Atlantic Monthly: The Quiet Coup