Episode 1: Winner Take All Politics
Bill Moyers explores how America's vast inequality didn't just happen, it's been politically engineered.
Episode 2: Crony Capitalism
Bill Moyers and former White House budget director David Stockman on the all-too-cozy relationship between Washington and Wall Street.
Episode 3: How Big Banks are Rewriting the Rules of Our Economy
Big banks are rewriting the rules of our economy to the exclusive benefit of their own bottom line. But how did our political and financial class shift the benefits of the economy to the very top, while saddling us with greater debt and tearing new holes in the safety net?Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore a momentous instance: how the mid-90s merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group and a friendly Presidential pen -- brought down the Glass-Steagall Act, a crucial firewall between banks and investment firms which had protected consumers from financial calamity since the aftermath of the Great Depression. In effect, says Moyers, they put the watchdog to sleep.
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