If you're curious about some of the reasons behind the "Occupy Wall Street" protests this 4 part CBC series is a great primer.
Part 1: The Men who Crashed the world
The emperors tried to sell the world their new clothes and lost everybody's shirts in the process.
Part 2: A global financial tsunami
Meltdown examines how an epidemic of fear caused banks to stop lending, triggered protests and led to industrial action.
Part 3: Paying the price
As the toll of the financial crisis continues to mount, many are looking for its true causes - and finding a crime.
Part 4: After the fall
Some responded with denial, others by re-thinking capitalism, but who is preparing for the next crisis?
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