too big to fail

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

Clinton Vs. Sanders on Big Banks (2/2)

April 15, 2016

Bill Black, advisor to Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton supporter Paul Hodes discuss whether the Sanders proposal to break up big banks is sufficient to control systemic fraud and corruption on Wall Street

Sanders vs. Clinton on Wall St. Reform

February 4, 2016

Former financial regulator Bill Black and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal take on the policies of the two contenders for the Democratic nomination

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

Can Clinton Be Trusted to Regulate the Industry That Made Her Wealthy?

January 21, 2016

Former regulator Bill Black and Public Banking Institute founder Ellen Brown say Hillary’s track record gives no indication that she will fulfill any promise in her 2016 campaign to implement regulations on Wall Street

Too-Big-To-Fail Advantage Remains Intact For Big Banks

March 26, 2014

PERI Economist Gerald Epstein says U.S. banks won’t be able to endure another shock to the global economy, and expect to be bailed out when the next crisis hits

Five Years After Lehman Brothers Fall, Big Banks Even Larger Pt. 2

September 12, 2013

In contrast to workers and homeowners, banks fully recover from the financial crisis.

Five Years After Lehman Brothers Fall, Big Banks Even Larger

September 12, 2013

In contrast to workers and homeowners, banks fully recover from the financial crisis.

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.

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

March 17, 2013

Both companies benefit from turning patents into a bulwark against innovation, the general public pays the price when two corporations divide the market between them