30 Issues: Too Big To Fail

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: A look at the current state of the financial sector, including big banks, borrowers and lenders and the housing market. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

Open Prep: Questions, Articles, and Links to Get You Started

Key Questions

  • Is America too big to fail?
  • Are lenders and borrowers treated differently post-housing bubble burst?
  • Has Occupy Wall Street made a difference?
  • Does Dodd-Frank do anything?
  • Why didn't Obama nationalize the banks?

What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!


Got a Follow Up?

Each Friday we'll be following up on one of that week's issues. Got a particular follow-up question from this conversation? Comment below or tweet us. Tweet to @brianlehrer