“One of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites of the twenties and thirties was to turn any statement of fact into a question of motive.”
Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
"American history demonstrates that whenever commerce dominates all aspects of national life, a host of ills and atrocities have not just festered and spread, but become normal— enslavement, land grabs, war, ethnic cleansing, serfdom, child labor, abusive working conditions, corrupt political systems, environmental contamination, and immunity from the law for the privileged few." Ralph Nader, Breaking Through Power
The Banks must be restrained, and the financial system reformed, with balance restored to the economy, before there can be any sustainable recovery.