The event was "A Financial Insider's View of the Crisis and its
Causes," speaker Ed McCartin. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at The New School
It's a very lucid description, in layman's/undergrad student's terms,
of how lack of laissez-faire financial regulation is devastating the
global economy. The speaker includes attainable goals for financial
reform such as the breakup of big banks and the reinstatement of the
I know we're a "protest without demands" but this is as compelling an
explanation as to why people are out in Zucotti Park as any.