In this week’s episode of Lever Time, David Sirota delves into the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its impact on the U.S. financial system.

Lever reporter Julia Rock and Cornell University Law Professor Robert C. Hockett discuss the effect of weakened Dodd-Frank financial reforms and whether uninsured deposits should be protected from such disasters.

Also discussed: former Ohio House speaker Larry Householder’s conviction on racketeering charges in connection with a bribery scheme with FirstEnergy Corp.

A rough transcript of the episode is available here.

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