Tag Archives: savings and loan scandal

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on holding bankers accountable, and the need for a second New Deal

In a Netroots Nation session earlier this week, a panel of activists shared stories about the various grassroots campaigns that they’ve waged against the big banks in their communities. One of the panelists… I believe it was Max Berger, an organizer associated with Occupy Wall Street… mentioned how, when it had first been announced that […]

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I’m watching video right now of Bill Moyers interviewing William K. Black, the senior regulator who investigated the 1980’s Savings and Loan scandal, on what we’re seeing now on Wall Street. Black, the former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention, now teaches Law and Economics at the University of Missouri, in Kansas City. Here’s […]

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