In order to distract attention from government housing policy and the Federal Reserve, left-liberals claim the financial crisis was brought on by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (the partial repeal of Glass-Steagall) and the Commodity Futures Modernization Act. In this episode we’ll see if there’s anything to this.
About the Guest
Peter J. Wallison is the Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Hidden in Plain Sight: What Really Caused the World’s Worst Financial Crisis — and How It Can Happen Again, by Peter Wallison
Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative About the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act, by Peter Wallison
Meltdown, by Tom Woods
Rollback, by Tom Woods
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