This is an excellent, non-partisan look by the Royal Society for the Arts (England) at the global financial crisis. It objectively addresses several of the dominant explanatory theories behind the collapse and points out their truths and weaknesses.
While the author has not discovered any viable solutions yet, he does recommend that we start having mature conversations above the political sphere so that we might arrive at an acceptable means of dealing with this problem.
Ordinary citizens of the world are already having this discussion. I can only hope that politicians will eventually pull up to the grownup table , put down their silly politics and lend a hand.