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Big Ideas – Did Business-Speak Cause the GFC?

Posted by admin | 10 June 2010 | Comments Off

Corporate JargonWas it just the lack of federal regulation in the US Financial Sector or was it the obtuse language in the documents that caused the near collapse of the global financial system? Have you ever sat down and really read your mortgage papers?

What was Australia’s contribution to the crisis or is that the great panic…or the credit crunch?And why does Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sound like a brand of flannelette pyjamas?

This is Sydney Writers Festival Event.

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bigideas/stories/2010/2922835.htm

Bonus fun: Web Economy Bullshit Generator

Tu quoque: Postmodern Essay Generator

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