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Artist rips into the financial crisis

Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 02:24

What do the financial crisis and art have in common? William Powhida. Hear the artist describe his work to Reuters' Felix Salmon and Newsweek's Blake Gopnik.

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-- -- Hi I'm Philly fan I am here we've played -- tonight here is. Reasons if in the world what these weeks and we've we've al-Qaeda who is the artist responsible -- fifth annual list and went and it what. Now there's a lot of the major -- of about the financial crisis when we look wealth and adaptation of not -- For the start thinking about this kind of left right paradigm which seems to -- -- it and this idea that politics isn't supposed to be personal but it's so much about. Personality and charisma and believe me this guy how he could ever risen so -- government having a political philosophy of no government. So that's all these paradoxes that it wrapped up you have to -- these -- have the original commitment to save the world do we have Larry Summers. We have folks who we thought we. Alan Greenspan the biggest. If they -- would have beat them. You build this week. It's a -- here what tiny beads means for these people work and then once -- kind of fill in the -- tease me this piece that would sort of pertains to explain it. It -- back to -- out how it's possible that when if it is odd few. Station as much of that money in some senses the drawing is just a continuing and if you adjust to continue from the right just come right out. On the left you know as a sort of wrapping around universe and you know the political powers. Pushed to the margins for the politicians. Room in the -- and I think much less important than that bankers and the head from it's definitely going -- -- fat write up this month. You know that was my question William bell either ignorant. They government. And.

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Artist rips into the financial crisis

Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 02:24