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Former Financial Regulator William Black: Occupy Wall Street A Counter to White-Collar Fraud

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Uploaded on Oct 19, 2011

www.DemocracyNow.org - Democracy Now! broadcasts on the road from Kansas City, Missouri, today. Amy Goodman interviews William Black, a white-collar criminologist, former financial regulator, and author of "The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One." Black teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and recently took part in Occupy Kansas City. "If you look [at the Occupy protests] not just nationwide, but worldwide, you will see some pretty consistent themes developing," Black says. "That includes, we have to deal with the systemically dangerous institutions, the 20 biggest banks that the administration says are ticking time bombs. As soon as one of them fails, we go back into a global crisis. We should fix that, there's no reason have institutions that large. Accountability is also a theme, that we should put these felons in prison ... And that we should get jobs now and that we should deal with foreclosure crisis. ... Those are four common themes you can see in these protests... I think over time you'll not necessarily have some grand written agenda, but you will have increasing consensus, a broad consensus."

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