"Greenspan knew who paid him. When I worked on Wall Street in the 1960s, banks were afraid to hire him because he was known for saying whatever the client wanted to be said. So he’s a public relations person. And the fact is that’s what passes for the economics taught in the universities these days. It’s public relations for the financial interests and the corporate sector. ”
"Wall Street consolidated its rule under President Obama after the 2008 bank-fraud crisis. At issue was who was going to be saved: the banks, or the economy? Obama’s answer was to save his constituency: the bankers and bondholders."