Chaotic Convergence
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The Global Pool of Money 
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25th-Sep-2008 09:50 am
I realize that haven't posted for more than a year and maybe this will signal an end to my silence, plus maybe prompt me to post some kind of explanation, but I thought the following links were too good not to share.

As you've probably noticed, the whole world is in a state of turmoil because to quote John McCain, "the economy is about to crater".

I've seen a few folks on my friendlist wonder about this and/or offer their opinions over the past couple of weeks, so when I learned about an easy-to-understand explanation of the problem which was put together for NPR's "This American Life", back in May, I thought it was too important not to pass along.

Streaming Audio
Transcript

ETA: The audio version is 59 minutes and the transcript is 20 pages, so if you're one of those on-the-go kind of folks, there's also a paid download available on the program's archive. (#355, May '08)
Comments 
25th-Sep-2008 06:25 pm (UTC)
I've been wondering about you. Glad to know you're still kicking.
25th-Sep-2008 06:48 pm (UTC)
welcome back!
25th-Sep-2008 07:03 pm (UTC)
Well, hello! I missed you!
27th-Sep-2008 04:15 am (UTC)
Great link. I really enjoyed the program. Quite illuminating.
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