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Matt Taibbi

Full Name: Matt Taibbi
Born: 1970-03-01
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 0385529953, 9780385529952
Keywords: con, breaking, america, squids, vampire, bubble, machines, griftopia
Pages: 253
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

The dramatic story behind the most audacious power grab in American history   The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The stunning rise, fall, and rescue of Wall Street in the bubble-and-bailout era was the coming-out party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus of American political and economic power. The grifter class—made up of the largest players in the financial industry and the politicians who do their bidding—has been growing in power for a generation, transferring wealth upward through increasingly complex financial mechanism
ISBN: 0385520344, 9780385520348
Keywords: religion, twilight, american, empire, politics, war, terrifying, true, story, derangement
Pages: 272
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

A REVELATORY AND DARKLY COMIC ADVENTURE THROUGH A NATION ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN—FROM THE HALLS OF CONGRESS TO THE BASES OF BAGHDAD TO THE APOCALYPTIC CHURCHES OF THE HEARTLANDRolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi set out to describe the nature of George Bush’s America in the post-9/11 era and ended up vomiting demons in an evangelical church in Texas, riding the streets of Baghdad in an American convoy to nowhere, searching for phantom fighter jets in Congress, and falling into the rabbit hole of the 9/11 Truth Movement.Matt discovered in his travels across the country tha