Thomas Oatley, W. Kindred Winecoff, and Sarah Bauerle Danzman (UNC) and Andrew Pennock (Brown): The Political Economy of Global Finance: A Network Model. The first chapter from The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It by Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig. William Carroll reviews The Evil Axis of Finance: The US-Japan-China Stranglehold on the Global Future by Richard Westra. The history of finance capitalism in the United States: Natascha van der Zwan reviews Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink by Louis Hyman, Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance by Greta R. Krippner, and When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors' Democracy by Julia C. Ott. Financial reform is being dismantled — why Doesn't President Obama seem to care?