financial regulation

Fed Lets Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Off Hook, Investors Profit Billions

July 4, 2018

Even though Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley failed the so-called ‘stress test,’ to determine whether these banks can weather a financial crisis, the Fed allowed them to pay billions in dividends and stock buybacks to investors. Former financial regulator Bill Black explains the consequences

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

Sanders Policy Advisor: The Political Revolution Continues to Philadelphia

July 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders policy advisor Warren Gunnels says though there were losses in the DNC platform draft over TPP and fracking, there were victories for progressives over federal reserve policy, financial regulation, and the death penalty

What Influence Does Wall Street Have Over Candidates Clinton and Sanders?

December 22, 2015

OpenSecret.org’s Will Tucker and former financial regulator Bill Black respond to Hillary Clinton’s comments on her ties to Wall Street

Greg Palast

August 26, 2013
Greg Palast: Secret memo reveals Larry Summers involved in deal that helped setup the global economic crisis

Caught On Tape: Irish Bankers Laugh About Never Repaying Bailout

July 3, 2013

Bill Black: Tapes reveal Anglo Irish Bank executives laughed as they manipulated Irish Government into 16 billion dollar bailout the knew they would never repay

Former Top Regulators Tell Congress to Rein in Big Banks

June 27, 2013

Three former financial regulators testify to the House Financial Services Committee in support of reinstating Glass-Steagall legislation and addressing Too Big to Fail Banks.

Bolivia Promulga Ley Contra Violencia de Genero

April 1, 2013

Legislacion busca combatir altos niveles de violencia contra las mujeres

The Ugly Canadian

March 11, 2013
Yves Engler: Harper’s “condolence” message on death of Hugo Chavez shows Harper has pushed Canadian policy so far right it even jeopardizes business interest in Latin America