It's been 10 years since the financial crisis of 2008, an event that brought the global economy to the brink of disaster. Some would say that we are in a much better place today, a far cry from the excesses we saw then. In today's Big Picture, we assess the macro-health of the global financial system by examining where are today--particularly any areas that are in worse shape--and then address one of the main factors that nearly always leads to trouble. Then, in the second half of today's broadcast, given the recent scandal with Facebook and their exploitation of user data, we are re-airing an eye-opening interview with security professional Bruce Schneier on his prescient book, Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World.
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