Ralph talks fracking with Wenonah Hauter author of Frackopoly, and then delves into finance with consumer financial expert, Bartlett Naylor, who contends that the mega-banks are not only too big to fail and too big to jail; they’re even too big to manage.
Wenonah Hauter is the founder and Executive Director of the organization, Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Her book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America examined the corporate consolidation and control over our food system and what it means for farmers and consumers. Her latest work is entitled, Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment.
Bartlett Naylor is a financial policy advocate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division. He is an expert on corporate governance, financial markets and shareholder rights and he was previously a consultant for Capital Strategies Consulting, the Director of the Office of Corporate Affairs for the Teamsters Union, and the Chief of Investigations for the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. His latest report for Public Citizen is entitled “Too Big: The Mega-Banks Are Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Jail, and Too Big to Manage” and will be available for download on June 22nd, 2016.