fannie mae and freddie mac on charlie rose

What is one of the largest pinch-points of the current economy in the United States? Mortgage loans and the housing bubble, of course. This is only one corner of the multi-faceted tower that comprises the country’s stability as a whole, and its syncopation into the world system. The government acquisition of the lending giants Fannie [...]

into the wild: the story of chris mccandless

Just recently I finished watching the movie Into the Wild. Wow. I was thoroughly amazed and inspired by the true-life story of Chris McCandless.

In search for real answers, Chris assumes the identity of Alexander Supertramp and embarks on a great adventure across the country. While facing the elements alone and making good friends along [...]