Daily Archives: October 3, 2012

JPMorgan targeted for role in financial crisis

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has become the first target of the task force that the  Justice Department created this year to hold big Wall Street banks accountable for their role in the financial crisis. NEP’s William Black provides input regarding these first steps taken by regulators to prosecute in an article at the LA Times. You can read the LA Times article here.

The Globe and Mail has also published an article on the prosecution of JPMorgan Chase & Co with input from William Black. You can read the Globe and Mail article here.


Ryan Talks Jobs and Exposes the Lies about the 47%

By William K. Black
(Cross posted at Huffington Post)

This Monday, I posted an article entitled:  “Let’s test Romney’s claims about the 47% by offering the unemployed jobs.”

The article explained that Romney, Ryan, and Charles Murray claim that 47% of Americans receive governmental assistance because they are morally defective and shiftless.  It goes through why Romney and Ryan know that they are lying when they use the 47% figure to slander Americans as refusing to “take personal responsibility and care for their lives” and as failing to pay taxes.  Continue reading