Much of the data from clinical trials is withheld from the public, says scientist and advocate Sile Lane. This missing information is costing money, time and even people’s lives.

One of the things that baffles mere mortals about the 2008 financial crisis is that no one seems to have been held accountable for what went on. Economics professor and former bank regulator William Black has some sobering thoughts on why that is — and what we might do about it.