Daily Archives: August 12, 2011

William K. Black interviewed by Ian Masters on KPFK FM-90.7 – Los Angeles

William K. Black was interviewed by Ian Masters on KPFK FM-90.7 – Los Angeles. Click here to listen to the full interview. You can also listen to the full program.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters:
 


We begin by discussing the continued uncertainty about financial stability in the Eurozone, and the European Central Bank’s ability to weather the accumulating debt burden of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Italy. William K. Black, the former litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, who investigated the Savings and Loan disaster of the 1980’s, joins us to assess the exposure of German banks and how much they are hiding bad loans.

Pavlina Tcherneva on KPFK FM-90.7 – Los Angeles

Pavlina Tcherneva was interviewed by Ian Masters on KPFK FM-90.7 – Los Angeles. To listen to the interview click here.

Background Briefing with Ian Masters:

“we look into the state of economic literacy in the United States following the debt-ceiling debacle and the S&P debt-rating agency’s repudiation of the deal that has set off financial tremors around the globe. Research scholar at the Levy Economics Institute, Pavlina Tcherneva joins us to see if any lessons were learned from a brazen act of stupidity that has the nation’s self-inflicted financial wound getting worse as those responsible blame everyone but themselves.”