The hearings on the financial crisis are getting underway, but what good
will it really do? Will regulation fix the system, or do we need to
radically rethink it? We ask Raj Patel, author of <a
href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1933633492?ie=UTF8&tag=
lauraflanders-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=
1933633492″>Stuffed and Starved and the new <a
href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/031242924X?ie=UTF8&tag=
lauraflanders-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=
031242924X”>The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and
Redefine Democracy
, Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of <a
href=”/blogs/edcut”>The Nation and of
the book <a
href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002NPCSPA?ie=UTF8&tag=
lauraflanders-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=
B002NPCSPA”>Meltdown, and Daniel Gross, <a
href=”http://www.newsweek.com/id/32222″>Newsweek columnist.