The Swamp (2020)

Government corruption! Whatever happened to that issue? Well, as could be expected, it has been tastefully segwayed away from. But it hasn’t gone anywhere. This beautiful documentary asks an extraordinary question: what if we look at ‘the swamp’ of Congressional corruption from a bipartizan, neutral perspective? Wow what an idea! Neutrality is incredibly rare inContinue reading “The Swamp (2020)”

Citizen Cohn (1992) & Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019)

This double-bill is the bizarre and disturbing story of Roy Cohn, a key figure in postwar American homosexual fascism. Cohn was one of those people who had his fingers in a lot of pies in the 20th Century. Anything to do with corruption and dirty tricks from the fifties to the eighties, Cohn was probablyContinue reading “Citizen Cohn (1992) & Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019)”

Margin Call (2011) & Inside Job (2010)

The story of the ‘Greenspan Crash’ of 2008 seems complicated and there are a lot of details, but after watching this double-bill you will see that it is really quite simple: deregulation -> greed -> bailout -> massive Government corruption