"Inside Job" is a history of the economic crisis which befell the United States in the Bush years, and the roots of that crisis before the Bush years. It also depicts the corruption of much of the Congress and the Obama administration through their complicity in the crisis - and in the aftermath of the crisis - when they made themselves a part of the conspiracy to defraud the people of the world. There is a cast of characters, all of them thieves, who systematically pulled down the economic system and then used the money of the middle class to patch it back up. The people in the government who have been appointed to steal the people's money out of the treasury are the same people who destroyed hundreds of millions of peoples' livelihoods around the world by stealing their money, too.
Most of this story is composed of people and events which people reading the daily news over the past ten years, would have been well aware of.
When this crisis hit in 2008, I predicted that it would be the end of capitalism. What I didn't know then is that our government, rather than reforming the financial rules by which our professional thieves work, would instead mock those ameliorative steps. Barack Obama, preaching acts of reform, did nothing of the sort. The capitalist system was not allowed by our government to collapse despite the criminal activities which it has practiced against our people.
I once asked Sparty if he saw similarities between the pre-French Revolutionary society and our increasingly unfair society and he scoffed at me. I haven't changed my mind.
According to the documentary, the United States is now the most classed advanced society on earth, with the breach between those 1% or so who have almost everything and those 90% who don't have even a sense of security. This situation will not be getting better, only worse.