Monthly Archives: March 2009

Deeper than simple greed

Original Article – Guardian Could this piece be full of any more wordy nonsense? It’s very hard to get to the bottom of what this chap is saying but suffice to say his premise and kick of point is all … Continue reading

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World Bank tells G20 finance ministers fix banks before boosting growth

Original Article – Guardian The focus is all wrong – see if you can spot it: The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, warned bickering leaders of the G20 countries that they risked “doing too little, too late” to … Continue reading

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Deeper than simple greed

Original Article by Guardian – Mr Church of England – Rowan Williams Could this piece be full of any more wordy nonsense? It’s very hard to get to the bottom of what this chap is saying but suffice to say … Continue reading

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Printing money is the right way to get us out of this mess

Full article Observer Although everybody is rushing to say how unusual the approach is, in fact it is only a variant of the way Britain used to run the financial system until it fell into the hands of the market … Continue reading

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Stop the bus – I want off.

This week has seen the following three momentous, and I use that word sincerely, events in the world of finance capital and capitalism in general. 1) AIG were bailed out – again to the tune of $30bn. 2) The UK … Continue reading

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These bankers are lucky they’re not going to jail

Article published in Observer – 1.03.09 Original article by Andrew Rawnsley “Assuming it is out of the question to hang, draw and quarter Sir Fred Goodwin, pluck out his intestines while they are still warm and wriggling, stuff them into … Continue reading

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Lloyds heading for 75% state ownership

Published in the Guardian 27.02.09 Comment by Nacnud posted on Guardian site I hope the irony in this sentence is not so heavy that it drags the characters off the bottom of your monitor: I’m so glad were bailing another … Continue reading

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