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Italy's Letta rebukes Europe for 'serious mistakes' in Greek bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta rebuked Europe for its handling of the Greek crisis on Monday, saying the harsh austerity imposed on Athens had deepened the recession and worsened unemployment across the continent. Full story

How Detroit’s history can help predict America’s future

Detroit's current crisis has roots in political fault lines that still exist today. Full story

How one Rhode Island city averted bankruptcy

Detroit's financial problem sheds light on cities around the nation. Mayor Leo Fontaine of Woonsocket, R.I., talks with Alex Witt about his city's financial crisis. Full story

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The countries not letting a crisis go to waste: Ian Bremmer

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Canadian advisers struggle with sidelined cash

5 Surprising Conclusions About the Financial Crisis

President cools but not cures Portuguese crisis

Portugal political crisis rages again as talks break off

Weary Portuguese blame 'irresponsible' leaders for crisis

Exclusive: U.S. seeks new tactic in financial crisis prosecutions

Portugal bond rates rise amid political crisis

Portugal bonds gain as Lisbon holds crisis talks

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  What cities on the brink bankruptcy could learn from Detroit

Time Magazine reporter, Zeke Miller, breaks down the financial crisis in Detroit for MSNBC’s Alex Witt. He provides his takeaways on the lessons to learn from Detroit’s financial crisis and how to ensure that a similar crisis does not happen in other American cities.

  Could Detroit bankruptcy lead to a new beginning?

Detroit Free Press Columnist Rochelle Riley and Mark Binelli, author of "The Last Days of Detroit" and "Detroit City is the Place to Be" join MSNBC’s Alex Witt. Rochelle explains that the financial crisis has been “a long time coming.” Binelli talks about some of the positive changes in Detroit such

  The Sound of Breaking Glass-Steagall Act

"For the life of me, I do not understand... why anyone would want to recreate the very companies that caused the past financial crisis," declared Dick Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO at Wells Fargo, sharing his views on breaking up big banks and the ...

  Global economic problems grow

Christine Lagarde explains how the federal government’s exit of the stimulus program will impact the global economy.

  Matt Taibbi reveals financial crisis smoking gun

Ratings agencies are expected to provide solid guidance about investments. Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi joins Chris Hayes to explain how newly-revealed documents reveal corruption and dishonesty at the core of our financial industry.

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