Banking system

Gaddafi and Libya

March 20, 2014
Vijay Prashad: Libyan politics characterized by instability and the lack of commitment to bolster civil society and protect minority rights

Yellen’s Tapering of Quantitative Easing Disruptive at Home and Abroad

February 14, 2014

Janet Yellen’s first congressional testimony affirms that the Fed will continue to implement policies harmful to emerging markets, and will not address structural causes of inequality in the US

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

November 18, 2013
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

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

How Stanley Fischer Advanced Neo-Liberalism in Israel

February 20, 2013

Shir Hever: Fischer steps down as head of Israel’s central bank, known for pushing economic “reforms” that led to greater inequality; before this working for IMF, he helped develop privatization in Russia

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 29, 2013
James S. Henry commenting on PBS documentary “The Untouchables”: If one of these institutions was indicted and made an example of, it would have a profound affect on the whole industry – but Obama raises money on Wall St.

Black Report: No Criminal Prosecution of Wall St. and Who is the European, Romney or Obama?

August 17, 2012

Bill Black Finance and Fraud Report: Goldman and MF Global avoid criminal charges and Romney accuses of Obama of being a "European"