Houses & Money

Download the packet of classroom materials:

 Houses & Money (pdf)


Predatory mortgages and other short-term causes of the foreclosure crisis

The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis -- The Full Version By Jonathan Jarvis. The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar and uninitiated. This is the original, full version.

Legal action: Baltimore v. Wells Fargo and more

Foreclosures in Baltimore


The story of the bank bailouts, and what we've gotten so far in return. by Omid Malekan @malekanoms

Protest and unrest

  • Career national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski discusses bank bailouts on MSNBC, suggests that hyperwealthy bonus recipients contribute to a National Solidarity Fund to prepare for imminent class conflict. (video)
  • "Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown" - Nafeez Ahmed, The Guardian, June 12, 2014 (archive)
  • "Project Camelot" (Wikipedia article)


Federal Reserve