Looking for some financial reading?
I am Superman: The Federal Reserve Board and the Neverending Crisis
Got the link from Big Picture. The article is 40 pages, here's the introduction:
During the 2007-2009 financial markets crisis, the Fed seemingly left behind the mandate to conduct monetary policy in such as way as to achieve price stability and full employment. Specifically, the decisions taken during the financial crisis seem to be an effort to placate political constituencies by bailing out private sector banks and, earlier, by not exercising appropriate prudential supervision of Fed members banks and bank holding companies (BHCs).