Manage episode 270100112 series 1054030
The last time the world's economy tanked, back in 2008, it wasn't because of a global pandemic. It was because a handful of billionaires, mostly Americans, decided to rig our financial system for their benefit. As a result, trillions of dollars were lost, the planet spun into economic ruin, and few — if any — people stood trial for their crimes. Those crimes were captured in the documentary Inside Job and the drama Margin Call; we've brought self-taught financial crisis whiz Dr. Chris back on the pod to dissect how those two films depicted what might be the greatest crime humans have ever committed.