Monday, May 18, 2009

crisis opinions of the elite


In a speech delivered at Columbia Business School, Jeffrey D. Sachs discusses outcomes of the recent G-20 economic summit and what can be done to calm the effects of the global financial crisis on the world's poorest. Sachs is the Director of the Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University.

01. Examining the Economic Crisis 02 min 44 sec

02. Poverty, Scarcity, and Other Global Crises 03 min 54 sec

03. The Interrelation of Global Crises 02 min 25 sec

04. Crisis 1: The Economic Crisis 02 min 27 sec

05. Causes of the Crisis 03 min 47 sec

06. Failings of Greenspan's Monetary Policy 04 min 51 sec

07. Lead-Up to the Current Economic Collapse 02 min 42 sec

08. The Collapse and Its Aftermath 03 min 35 sec

09. The Loss of Bank Capital 02 min 53 sec

10. Problems with the Current Stimulus Package 01 min 56 sec

11. Crisis 2: Corruption, Deregulation, and Poverty 02 min 25 sec

12. How Wall Street Controls Washington 03 min 22 sec

13. Growing Gap Between Rich and Poor in America 02 min 15 sec

14. American Greed and Global Poverty 03 min 43 sec

15. Crisis 3: Global Warming 05 min 22 sec

16. Failings of the G20 04 min 36 sec

17. The Lack of True Reform 03 min 14 sec

Full Program 56 min 19 sec