plutocracy

Former Fed Chair Paul Volcker Warns About US Becoming a Plutocracy

Former Fed Chair Paul Volcker Warns About US Becoming a Plutocracy

October 23, 2018

Paul Volcker had a historic role in shaping the US economy over several decades, but increasingly he has been warning about an out of control financial sector that is dominating US society. Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses Volcker’s views

Military Court Finds Manning Not Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”

July 30, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Military culture dissuades whistleblowing, verdict is a symptom of the disease of endless war

Bank Profits Soar, Wages Suffer Sharpest Decline in 60 Years

June 6, 2013

Bill Black: The economy is recovering – unless you work for a paycheck.

Banks Win Big as Regulators Refuse to Rein in $700 Trillion Derivatives Market

May 17, 2013

Bill Black: Weakness of financial regulators shows you can not “tame the scorpion”