Slate Money

The Too Big to Fail Edition

Slate Money with Neil Irwin on Neel Kashkari’s plan to break up the banks.

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On this episode of Slate Money, Neil Irwin, author of The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann. This week is all about Neel Kashkari of the Minneapolis Fed and his solution for our too-big-to-fail banks.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

  • How to break up the biggest banks.
  • How we could turn banks into public utilities.
  • How to take away the tax-deductibility of interest.

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Twitter:  @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann

Production by Audrey Quinn.