Some articles of interest

Fairly long article. Summary of how we got to where we got in housing and some of the reasons banks are doing what they are doing.

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/09_08/b4120034085635.htm

In this next article Greenspan shows how, citing human failing and showing contrition, it is much easier to ask forgiveness than to seek permission.

http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/12/greenspan-says-he-was-mystified-by-subprime-market/

Here’s another example of clear thinking. There is no shortage of it, but none appears to be happening where it matters.

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/02/13/sanford.economy/index.html

This is a blog. Some good points and some allegations I was not aware of concerning people that are now in the Obama administration coming from Fannie Mae

http://www.pressconnects.com/article/20090212/GETPUBLISHED/902120373

New Statesman

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2009/02/crisis-end-brown-state

This is the opinion of a columnist. Fairly general rant without much “whys” and “hows” but broadly correct in that the banks sit at the heart of the problem… and in my opinion we should (and could) just bypass them.

http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/02/13/nationalisation-by-autumn-bank-on-it/

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