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Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

Ocasio-Cortez & Sanders Introduce Bill to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

May 16, 2019

They call it Loan Shark Prevention, which would allow post offices to act as banks for poor working people, but credit companies claim it will hurt the poor

Trump and Mnuchin Break the Law By Refusing to Release President's Tax Records

Trump and Mnuchin Break the Law By Refusing to Release President’s Tax Records

May 8, 2019

White collar criminologist Bill Black explains how the administration’s stance on Trump’’ taxes is illegal and what the possible consequences could be—or should be

Thousands Die, Millions Injured on the Job, and No Businesses Prosecuted

Thousands Die, Millions Injured on the Job, and No Businesses Prosecuted

May 1, 2019

Bill Black describes how OSHA’s few underfunded inspectors can’t do their jobs, and prosecutors don’t prosecute businesses for non-compliance

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
Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

April 18, 2019

Bill Black examines the corrupt corporate worlds of Germany and the U.S. and how Trump ignores corporate malfeasance

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

April 5, 2019

Sackler and PurduePharma profited from “suffering and death,” NYC AG Letitia James says. White collar criminologist Bill Black discusses the case

Billions From Deutsche Bank: Despite Trump’s Bankruptcies, Defaults, and Financial Malfeasance

Billions From Deutsche Bank Despite Trump’s Bankruptcies, Defaults, and Financial Malfeasance

March 20, 2019

The latest developments about Trump’s relationship to Deutsche Bank could be the unraveling with Deutsche Bank and Trump facing a serious legal probe on bank fraud by the House Financial Services Committee chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters

Clinton-Era Official Says Left Should Lead Following Center-Right Failures

Clinton-Era Official Says Left Should Lead Following Center-Right Failures

March 7, 2019

Bill Black analyzes Assistant Secretary of Treasury Brad DeLong statement that neo-liberals should get out of the way and let the left lead since coalition with Republicans did not work

Middle Class Loses, Plutocrats Win With Trump's Tax Cuts

Middle Class Loses, Plutocrats Win With Trump’s Tax Cuts

February 27, 2019

Trump’s “middle class tax cut” is a tax hike. Economist Bill Black says Trump could have been a popular President, if he hadn’t lied about middle class tax cuts and building infrastructure