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By their responses ye shall know them – William K. Black

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. By William K. Black (Cross posted at Benzinga.com) A preliminary note: Greetings from Davos!  I’m actually writing this over the mid-Atlantic as I return from being a keynote speaker at the annual “Public Eye” “shame prize” awarded…

Goldman Sachs Proof that God hates its Customers- William K. Black

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. By William K. Black The chief executive of Goldman Sachs, which has attracted widespread media attention over the size of its staff bonuses, says he believes banks serve a social purpose and are “doing God’s work.” November…

Goldman Sachs: Doing “God’s Work” by inflicting the Wages of Sin Globally- William K. Black

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. By William K. Black The central point that I want to stress as a white-collar criminologist and effective financial regulator is that Goldman Sachs is not a singular “rotten apple” in a healthy bushel of banks.  Goldman…

The OCC’s Tragic Response to the Frontline expose: The Untouchables – William K. Black

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. By William K. Black On January 25, 2013, I made this comment on Frontline’s web site discussing its documentary: “The Untouchables” and an accompanying (January 22, 2013) article by Jason Breslow entitled: Were Bankers Jailed In Past…

Good Luck Stopping Austerity With Incremental Platinum Coin Seigniorage! New Economic Perspectives

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of New Economic Perspectives. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Good Luck Stopping Austerity With Incremental Platinum Coin Seigniorage! By Joe Firestone Some have responded to the recent boomlet for using Platinum Coin Seigniorage (PCS) as a solution to the debt ceiling problem, by reacting to the ridicule…

Video – Black Report: Craziness on Three Continents, With William K. Black The Real News Network

JAY: So what do you got this week? BLACK: Craziness on three continents. So I just got back from Ecuador, invited by the government of Ecuador to speak about antitrust, and fly in, and randomly there is a banking crisis, except the weirdest banking crisis I’ve ever seen. The four largest banks of Ecuador were…

Career Limiting Gestures (CLG): Trying to Speak Truth to Congress

Career Limiting Gestures (CLG): Trying to Speak Truth to Congress

By William K. Black At the large law firm where I began my professional career we were warned about making “career limiting gestures” (CLGs).  I confess to being an expert in committing CLGs, such that I am unemployable in the … Continue reading

Career Limiting Gestures (CLG): Trying to Speak Truth to Congress