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William K Black

Bankers' Games: Manipulation and 'Litigation'

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

By the time Congress holds a hearing to wag a finger in an executive's face (right after lauding him), by the time a fringe-dwelling show-trial is launched by the SEC and DOJ, by the time a junior scapegoat is indicted, the damage to investment portfolios will be fully realized. The lesson here is that you are on your own.

Hell Is Cheaper: China, Apple and the Economics of Horror

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's how the economics of outsourcing -- the economics of horror -- works: companies like Apple that ignore reports of fraud and danger against employees make it impossible for honest, conscientious suppliers to survive.

The Great Wealth Shift Upward: Corporatists' War on the Working Class

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

"Balancing the budget" and "deficit reduction" have become code for shifting the benefits of government spending to corporations away from workers.

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 1

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

We first became aware of the "Will-the-real-Michael-Hudson-please-stand-up?" problem years ago when we started getting compliments from friends and colleagues for each others work.

President Obama: Bring Back Black

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

It's time to bring back William K. Black and resolute regulators like him. Our proposed "financial reform" bill is a sham, and the health of our society and our economy is at stake.

William K. Black: Bank Stress Tests "A Complete Sham"

finance.yahoo.com | Aaron Task | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bank stress tests currently underway are "a complete sham," says William Black, a former senior bank regulator and S&L prosecutor, and currently a...

William K. Black Talks To Bill Moyers (VIDEO)

PBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Moyers interviewed William K. Black, the former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention, on Sunday. Black, author of "The Best Way to Rob ...

William K. Black on Geithner: "The Guy Has a Track Record of Failure Everywhere He's Gone"

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

This is beginning to feel a little like before the Iraq War when some warned of impending disaster and the administration and mainstream media blew them off.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 6, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Calculated Risk has some great highlights of Bill Moyers interview with University of Missouri professor William K. Black that are worth reading. Her...

The Two Documents Everyone Should Read to Better Understand the Crisis

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
William K. Black

The FBI identified the epidemic of mortgage control fraud at such an early point that the financial crisis could have been averted had the Bush administration acted with even minimal competence.