GRITtv: What’s the Value of Government Regulation?

The hearings on the financial crisis are getting underway, but the real solutions will need to come out of Congress. Katrina vanden Heuvel notes that we’ve seen meltdown capitalism; is it possible to create a conscious capitalism to take its place, or do we need to radically rethink our economic system?

We ask Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved and the new The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy, Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation and of the book Meltdown, and Daniel Gross, Newsweek columnist.

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