Meltdown: The Economic Collapse, with Ominous Music

If you like your economic meltdown exposés with Canadian accents and ominous music, then Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse is the documentary for you.

I’m still watching the first episode, but Meltdown looks like a good, easy-to-grasp summary of the economic meltdown, starting with Countrywide‘s reckless lending practices. It’s done by the CBC, but for the life of me, I can’t figure out how to watch it on the CBC website. All I get are back-to-back ads. Fortunately, Al Jazeera English makes it easier. Here are all the episodes: 1, 2, 3, and 4.

(Thanks, BoingBoing!)