A Primer on the Wall Street Meltdown

The Wall Street meltdown is not only due to greed and a lack of government regulation of a hyperactive sector. It stems from the crisis of overproduction that has plagued global capitalism since the mid-seventies. The author raises and answers the frequently asked questions.

The origoinal article is Walden bello: A Primer on the Wall Street meltdown . Focus on the Global South, 25 September 2008.