"This completely deregulated sphere (derivatives) ultimately grew to greater dimensions than the real economy. That was undoubtedly absolute madness.. A smaller financial sector need not be unconditionally bad.. Changes like shriveling the financial sector are an immediate threat for the dominant power structures..."
Investigative reporter James Bamford is the author of "The Puzzle Palace," the first book published about the NSA. He later authored two more: "Body of Secrets" and "The Shadow Factory." Mr. Bamford has also written and co-produced a documentary on the NSA titled, "The Spy Factory."