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Geithner’s All Ears for Debt Cartel


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Geithner’s All Ears for Debt Cartel

Laura Flanders

Months ago, a former chief economist at the IMF called it mind control. Talking to Simon Johnson of the Atlantic Monthly, he explained that one of the most alarming truths laid bare by the economic crash was that the finance industry had effectively captured the thinking of government.

“That’s going too far,” said reasonable people. “This is no Banana Republic run by crony cartels.”

That was before we read Tim Geithner’s phone records.