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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

Cryptocurrency Firm Loses Codes and Gets Hacked, Millions Lost

Cryptocurrency Firms Regularly Lose Codes and Money

February 7, 2019

Recent developments in the cryptocurrency world highlight the dangers of trading in this type of “coin.” But how important is cryptocurrency to the financial world and why should we care? We discuss the issue with white collar criminologist Bill Black

Financial Deregulation & Racist Housing Policy Brought Us 2007 Meltdown, with More to Come (Pt 1/3)

Decades of Financial Deregulation & Racist Housing Policy Brought Us 2007 Meltdown

January 24, 2019
Carter, Reagan, Clinton, the Bushes, Obama, and now Trump deregulated Wall Street and did nothing to help Black and Brown homeowners in America. White collar criminologist Bill Black discusses the social structure of mortgage discrimination. Part 1: The History    
US Consumer Board Conceals how Wells Fargo Fleeces Students

US Consumer Board Conceals how Wells Fargo Fleeces Students

December 12, 2018

The Consumer Financial Protection Board kept a detailed report about how Wells Fargo has long been involved in charging students up to three times more for financial services than other banks do. Why did the CFPB not reveal this? Bill Black explains