I’ve been following the Baseline Scenario for a number of months now. It is by far the best resource for technical and historical information on the why and how of the Financial Crisis. It should be obvious to people that what happens with the U.S. banking system will fundamentally set the course of The Future, for better or for worse. I’m hopeful (not a word I use often) that the arguments put forward by Simon Johnson for breaking up the U.S. financial oligarchy are acted upon by the Obama Administration.
The following links to a post about the dire consequences of allowing the present capture of Washington by the Financial Sector to persist: