AIG wasn't just an insurance company but acted as a speculative investment bank/hedge fund.
Immense, interlocked, incestuous borrowing is bringing down the entire banking system.
High-rolling gamblers after losing all their banks' money are coming to taxpayers for bailouts.
The economy is being sacrificed to save the gamblers (Michael Hudson).
The 4 million homeowners should be saved from defaulting.
to read Amy Goodman's article published 9/18 by CommonDreams.org, click on