litigation

Wall Street Wins as Senate Blocks Consumer Protection Rule

October 25, 2017

The Senate voted 51-50 to repeal a rule that would have made it easier for consumers to sue the financial institutions that defraud them. The move is “outrageous,” says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. “It should be a national scandal, and require resignations in disgrace”

Is Obama Making Good on His Promise to Close Gitmo?

September 23, 2013

Four months after Pres. Obama recommitted to close Gitmo, TRNN contributor Michael Ratner gives us an update on the status of the prison

Guantanamo Bay Prison

May 2, 2013
Michael Ratner: Just when it seemed the illegal detention of prisoners at Guantanamo was off the radar, hunger strikers took control of their own destiny

Bangladesh

May 1, 2013
Bill Black: In the name of competitiveness, the criminal conditions that led to the deaths and injuries of thousands of workers in Bangladesh, are being created around the world in a race to lower wages and working conditions

Obama Sends Lew to Europe Preaching Growth While Practicing Austerity at Home

April 10, 2013

Bill Black: Treasury Secretary Lew tells Europe to ease up on austerity while Obama makes major cuts at home

Bolivia Promulga Ley Contra Violencia de Genero

April 1, 2013

Legislacion busca combatir altos niveles de violencia contra las mujeres

Canadian Budget “Austerity on Autopilot”

March 26, 2013

Jim Stanford: In spite of data showing the Canadian economy is slowing down, the new Federal Budget pushes cuts and a balanced budget which will make recession worse – true under-utilization of labor is 12 percent

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 5, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: Chavez led Venezuela to many accomplishments but leaves unsolved critical problems he hoped to address