white collar crime

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.

Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Rewarded Fraudulent Foreclosures

June 20, 2013

Bill Black: Bank of America and other financial giants undeterred by Obama Admins weak oversight and enforcement of industry

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

$6 Billion Money Laundering On-line Business Operated with Impunity

May 29, 2013

Bill Black: Operation involving drug money carried on for almost a decade before being charged; much bigger crimes on Wall St. go unpunished

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway

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”

Behind Mexico's Bloodshed

May 2, 2013
While the media concentrates on energy, trade talks and securing the border, the real issue is Mexico’s descent into a narco-state

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

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