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06.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
What was more horrifying than last year’s financial implosion: That it happened, or that the average person couldn’t make sense of it? Fortunately, Les Leopold was already looking into the complex financial instruments that nearly brought down the economy and, incidentally, the retirement funds of five Wisconsin school districts, which may be on the hook for $200 million in bad ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Book Preview

As the lengthy title of his second book would suggest, Les Leopold, author of The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity and What We Can Do About It, aims to do two things: describe the financial collapse of 2008 in plain terms, and provide a road...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

A Shepherd Q&A with Les Leopold, author of “The Looting of America”

What was more horrifying about last year’s financial implosion: that it happened, or that the average person couldn’t make sense of it? Fortunately, author Les Leopold had already been investigating the complex financial instruments that nearly brought down the economy and...

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