The American Dream Dies Where Power Lies
From writer/director Eric Vaughan, producer Patrick Lovell and executive producer Adam Bronfman, The Con is an in-depth investigation into the 2008 financial crisis nine years in the making, Who did it, why it happened and how our country went from “of, for and by the people,” to “of, for and by the corporation.”
And what’s past is prologue: The heist of our democracy that includes fraudulent practices, massive credit card debt, student loans, auto loans, and the revolving door between finance and government, is still going on, and will become even worse than before.
Related Podcast Episodes
Even more related video content!
Explaining "The Con" with Bill Black, Eric Vaughan, and Patrick Lovell
Bill Black, Patrick Lovell, and Eric Vaughan on our National Outreach Call, talking about “The Con”, a 5-part documentary series chronicling the Wall Street greed that brought about the Great Financial Crisis and caused financial devastation that millions are still suffering.
The Con: Corruption and the Financial Systems, A Panel Discussion 2
Bill Black on Bank Fraud
Bill Black, speaking about bank fraud on the Institute For New Economic Thinking and on TedX.
Nobody understands bank fraud better than Bill Black, a former regulator. He wrote a book entitled: “The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One.” During the Savings & Loan crisis of the ‘80s & ‘90s, his agency made over 1,000 felony convictions.