Tough and idealistic, Carmen Segarra was stationed with a Federal Reserve team of bank supervisors inside Goldman Sachs. At Goldman, she witnessed such collusion and fecklessness on the part of her Federal Reserve colleagues that she began taping her conversations and meetings. The result is an inside look at the way America’s top financial regulators refuse to do their jobs. Read more in our Weekend Read.

"Today’s elite live in their bubbles of privilege, but they believe in nothing. They suffer from a ‘loss of self-confidence. The new upper class still does a good job of practicing some of the virtues, but it no longer preaches them. It has lost the self-confidence in the rightness of its own customs and values, and preaches nonjudgmentalism instead.’" Read more in this week’s Weekend Read.