For the many of us fed up with the worst traits of our somewhat sorry species holding sway over the planet's future.
You embrace fewer isms; "get" that fear borne of ignorance has always been our only problem; and that endless "growth" can only lead to (per Bones) "...life, Jim, but not as we know it."
crash08 `Making Sen$e (of the economy) Paul Solman VIDEOS newshour-pbs
One of the few things still working on network television these days is PBS. It survived the full frontal assault of the Bush thugs, and sails happily on to the benefit of us all, as Bill Moyers intended.
One signal service has been the various programs that have tried their level best to reduce the complexities (and are they ever) of the machinations of Wall Street to terms a 5th grader could fathom. Paul Solman's Making Sense takes that approach with a vengeance. He seems bent on reducing the irreducible; succeeding about half the time. It don't get no simpler than this.
Save this link for the next time you're scratching your head over the latest oligarch scam come undone, or why you and all your earthly possessions are now scattered about the curb in front of your former residence.
The 2 1/2 minute video on each home page (lower left for others) tells you all you need to know about the issues covered in that edition. Here are two samples of Paul's great style:
crash08 COMMERCIAL MELTDOWN MADE EASY #5.52 making sense-pbs 10-06-09