financial crisis

Is There Another Financial Crisis in the Works?

July 26, 2018

In this regulatory environment banks borrow more and make riskier loans and “no one is watching them” says, professor Gerald Epstein

The Next Global Financial Crisis is Inevitable

July 22, 2018
It has been ten years since the last major financial crisis. With systemic deregulation undoing the safeguards, we are due for another crisis very one soon. Thomas Hanna, research director of the Democracy Collaborative’s Next System Project, says it is almost guaranteed

Senate Expands ‘Lobbyist Bill’ to Deregulate Real Estate

March 15, 2018

New measures added to the financial deregulation bill include the deregulation of commercial real estate, which threatens to re-create the conditions that led to the 2008 financial crisis, says Bill Black

Financial Deregulation Bill ‘Guts’ Dodd-Frank

March 6, 2018

Republican Senators – with 12 Democratic co-sponsors – are pushing through a financial deregulation bill that with dismantle the post-financial crisis Dodd-Frank regulations, in the name of helping community banks. But this is just a pretext, says former financial regulator Bill Black

UK Household Debt has Reached Unsustainable Levels

October 8, 2017

Consumer and student debt in the UK have reached unprecedented levels and are a warning that austerity could lead to a new financial crisis, explains Edward Smythe of Positive Money

Europe

August 29, 2016
No nations in the European Union are experiencing a recovery, says economist Heiner Flassbeck

Days of Revolt

March 29, 2016
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges continues his discussion with UMKC economics professor Michael Hudson on his new book Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy

Three Financial Crimes that Show How the DOJ “Went Easy” on Wall Street

January 31, 2016

Public Banking Institute’s Ellen Brown breaks down Senator Warren’s report which highlights how the DOJ and regulators give corporate criminals slaps on the wrists and free rein to operate outside the law

Bernie Sanders Decries Lack of Wall Street Prosecutions

January 6, 2016

Former financial regulator Bill Black says it’s important to reimplement the Glass-Steagall Act – but it’s not enough to prevent another financial crisis.