2008 financial crisis

What Can Warren Change?

April 25, 2019
BIll Black examines the historical context of Warren’s bills for easier prosecution of banks and corporate leaders
10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover? (Pt 1/2)

10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover?

September 19, 2018
The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy was the largest in U.S. history and unleashed a financial meltdown. The Banks were saved but not people's debt, savings or homes. Michael Hudson looks at the economic instability that we continue to live in

Why is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve? Yilmaz Akyuz Responds

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: We’re in worse shape now than in 2008 because at least then there was hope governments would face up to the situation