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griftopia | Apr 19th, 2012

Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi: Is Wall Street Basically Organized Crime?

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi recently appeared on the Max Keiser Report to talk about why he considers his work—covering Wall Street—to be akin to writing “an organized crime story.” Since 2008, Taibbi has covered the big banks and their role in our troubled economic times, publishing influential... Continue Reading →
griftopia | Jun 15th, 2011

Scathing, Quotable, and Necessary: Matt Taibbi Takes on Wall Street

Our newest speaker, Matt Taibbi, didn't become one of America's most illuminating experts on the recent economic crisis by donning kid gloves to handle Wall Street villains and their shills. Scathing, quotable, and evocative of Hunter S. Thompson, Taibbi's articles for Rolling Stone stir and... Continue Reading →