Brendan Sheehan (Leeds Metropolitan): Some Challenges of Global Financial Governance. Alessio M. Pacces (Erasmus): Illiquidity and Financial Crisis. Usha Rodrigues (Georgia): Securities Law's Dirty Little Secret. The best comprehensive history of the financial crisis so far makes the case for the US government response: John McDermott reviews After The Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan Blinder. Scott A. Redenius reviews The Development of American Finance by Martijn Konings. Karen Weise on how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is having an impact. Rohan Mascarenhas interviews Andrew W. Lo, editor of Rethinking the Financial Crisis. Bill Moyers and Michael Winship on the shady inside deals that are protecting Goldman Sachs at your expense. From n+1, the trouble’s still the banks. How the rentier class cannibalizes the economy: An excerpt from Michael Hudson’s The Bubble and Beyond. In the next four years, we’ll see if Wall Street can be reformed. The Untouchables: Frontline investigates why Wall Street’s leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages. Slavoj Zizek on how the west's crisis is one of democracy as much as finance. Eileen P. Flynn on her boook Ethical Lessons of the Financial Crisis.