Category Archives: William K. Black

Facebook’s Libra Currency Monetizes Identity and Threatens Privacy

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and discusses Feacebook’s new proposed crypto-currency, called “Libra.” Facebook could use this technology to standardize identity and create a world of ultimate surveillance, and then profit from it. You can view here with a transcript.

Billions Stolen From Black Families by Predatory Lending

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and analyzes the new study, “The Plunder of Black Wealth in Chicago,” opening the way for a fruitful conversation about reparations and our future. You can view here with a transcript.

*Edit: 2019/06/25 added missing link for transcript.

United Technologies – Raytheon Merger Is the Definition of Crony Capitalism

Trump opposes the merger of these two arms manufacturers, which would create the world’s largest such corporation, but why? NEP’s Bill Black appears on the Real News Network and gives us the interesting answer as well as explores why these mergers are dangerous and on the rise. You can view here with a transcript.

Trump and Mnuchin Break the Law By Refusing to Release President’s Tax Records

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and explains how the administration’s stance on Trump’’ taxes is illegal and what the possible consequences could be—or should be. You can view with transcript here.

Thousands Die, Millions Injured on the Job, and No Businesses Prosecuted

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and describes how OSHA’s few underfunded inspectors can’t do their jobs, and prosecutors don’t prosecute businesses for non-compliance. You can view here with a transcript.

If Current Laws Prosecuting Bankers Aren’t Used, What Can Warren Change?

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and demolishes the notion that we can’t prosecute banksters with the laws we now have in place. You can view here with transcript.

Sen. Warren Wants to Jail Those Who Caused 2008’s Meltdown

NEP’s BIll Black appears on The Real News Network and examines the historical context of Warren’s bills for easier prosecution of banks and corporate leaders. You can view with transcript here.

Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

NEP’s Bill Black appears on The Real News Network and examines the corrupt corporate worlds of Germany and the U.S. and how Trump ignores corporate malfeasance. You can view with a transcript here.

Financial Crisis & Fraud – A Guide with former Financial Regulator William Bill Black

NEP’s Bill Black appears on acTVism from Munich (in English) to define and talk about the role of a financial regulator. The discussion then turns to financial crisis – S&L debacle as well as the 2008 crash.

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

Sackler and PurduePharma profited from “suffering and death,” NYC AG Letitia James says. NEP’s Bill Black discusses the case on The Real News Network. You can view with a transcript here.