Nomi Prins, senior fellow at Demos, former investment banker and author of All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power (Nation Books, 2014), looks back over the last century at the "symbiotic" relationship between American presidents and the banks.
Senior fellow at Demos, former investment banker, and author of the new novel Black Tuesday, Nomi Prins joins Matt Taibbi, contributing editor for Rolling Stone and author of Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History, in a conversation about past economic crashes and the current protests.
Event: Nomi Prins with Matt Taibbi at The Strand 7p.m. Oct. 18 (free with purchase of book or gift card)
Nicole Gelinas, a contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal and author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street and Washington, Greg David, director of the business and economics program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and Nomi Prins, senior fellow at Demos, former investment banker and author of It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street, debate this week's True/False Wonk Wars idea: that bank reform will send jobs fleeing from New York.
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