150 minutes tagged with  Meltdown

How an epidemic of fear caused the world’s major banks to stop lending, triggering protests and industrial action.

In the final episode of Meltdown, we hear about the sheikh who says the crash never happened; a Wall Street king charged with fraud; a congresswoman who wants to jail […]

As the toll of the financial crisis continues to mount, many are looking for its true causes – and finding a crime.

In the first episode of Meltdown, we hear about four men who brought down the global economy: a billionaire mortgage-seller who fooled millions; a high-rolling banker with a fatal weakness; […]

Following explosions in at least two reactor cores at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant – and as the developing crisis is rated at level 6 of seven levels on the […]

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