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The Financial Crisis III. How Do We Sort Out What Happened?

The Financial Crisis in 2008 was one of the most disruptive events in U.S. history.  It is crucial that we understand what caused it so that we can recover from it more fully and avoid a recurrence.  373 more words

Jack Heidel

Why No Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

The Financial Crisis: Why Have No High-Level Executives Been Prosecuted?

By Judge Jed S. Rakoff

…In striking contrast with these past prosecutions, not a single high-level executive has been successfully prosecuted in connection with the recent financial crisis, and given the fact that most of the relevant criminal provisions are governed by a five-year statute of limitations, it appears likely that none will be. 234 more words


Wall Street Management's Scarce Prosecution.

Posted December 9, 2013

by Jerry Alatalo

Jed Saul Rakoff is a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. 1,171 more words

Earth Matters

The Solution to the Problem?

In my last blog, I discussed risks, both borrower and lender, as well as lender social responsibility.  Now, I wish to discuss measures taken to prevent the reoccurrence of such a financial tragedy.    463 more words

Overcoming Systemic Greed - Do We Need New Global Economic Ethics? ~ Guest Post by Athena Peralta

Athena Peralta has worked for the National Economic and Development Authority of the Philippines and is presently a consultant for the Manila-based Poverty, Wealth and Ecology Project of the World Council of Churches (WCC). 3,516 more words


Was This Whistle-Blower Muzzled?

Statement by Phil Angelides 

Chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (2009-2011) 

Re: “Was This Whistle-Blower Muzzled?”

On Sunday, September 22, The New York Times… 512 more words