Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse

Doc Zone, a doc­u­men­tary series pro­duced by CBC Tele­vi­sion, is now air­ing, Melt­down, a four part inves­ti­ga­tion into the great finan­cial deba­cle of 2008. Along the way, the CBC’s Ter­ence McKen­na takes view­ers “behind the head­lines and into the back­rooms at the high­est lev­els of world gov­ern­ments and bank­ing insti­tu­tions, reveal­ing the aston­ish­ing lev­el of back­stab­bing and ten­sion behind the scenes as the world came dan­ger­ous­ly close to anoth­er Great Depres­sion.”

Above, we have post­ed the first episode called “The Men Who Crashed the World.” The remain­ing pro­grams can be watched by click­ing here and scrolling down the page. Or by head­ing to Al Jazeer­a’s Eng­lish site, which also hosts the four-part series. Thanks to William for send­ing along this film. It’s now added to the Doc­u­men­tary sec­tion of our col­lec­tion of Free Movies Online.

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  • Ricky says:

    The sin­gle harsh­est indict­ment we can make against the Fed­er­al gov­ern­ment in the last 20 years is the fact that

  • Ricky says:

    The sin­gle harsh­est indict­ment we can make against the Fed­er­al gov­ern­ment in the last 20 years, the sin­gle biggest proof that nobody in the Fed­er­al gov­ern­ment actu­al­ly gives a rat’s ass about this coun­try or its peo­ple, is the fact that NONE OF THE BASTARDS WHO CAUSED THIS MESS HAVE GONE TO JAIL.

  • mike says:

    Wow, great doc­u­men­tary.

    Very inter­est­ing, I learned alot from this and am sub­se­quent­ly more angry about the sit­u­a­tion…

  • blonde arsenal says:

    Max­ine Waters stood up for the mort­gage mak­ers of Fan­nie Mae and Fred­die Mac.. this is a left lean­ing bunch of garbage.. tell the real truth!!

  • 12aintsoonenuf says:

    Get the true sto­ry from Al Jazeera — yeah, right! LOL The real Van­dals are Max­i­pad Waters, Nazi Pelosi, Chris Dodd, Bawney Fwank (“how could I know the male pros­ti­tu­tion ring was being run out of MY apart­ment?”) Tax Cheat Charley Ran­gle, and many more Democraps, most noto­ri­ous­ly Jamie Gore­lick who did­n’t do enough dam­age on 9/11! All sat on the board on Fanny/Freddie and LIED under oath about their upcom­ing insol­ven­cy.

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