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(3) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 12:09 PM

In 2008 the world suffered its most severe financial crisis since the calamities of the 1930s. Since then debate has raged over just what went wrong. Some blame greedy bankers, anxious to profit at any cost. Others blame banks' foolhardy approach, tolerating senselessly high levels of borrowing and marketing financial...

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(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 1:54 PM

The news that came that the chief executive of RBS will stand down and yet no announcement for a new one seems to be something that troubles many people.

There is no doubt that the attitude to thinking you can control the bank from the political point of view...

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Le futur du capitalisme

(3) Comments | Posted February 2, 2013 | 9:50 AM

Si l'on souhaite que le capitalisme apporte la solution aux difficultés que connaît l'économie mondiale, il doit être reconstruit ou plutôt réexaminé, étant donné le succès qu'il a eu par le passé. Il paraît en effet étrange que tout le monde évoque la complexité de la situation économique...

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The Future for Capitalism

(65) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 6:00 PM

Capitalism needs to be reconstructed or rather reconsidered in light of the successes it has had in the past, in order to ensure its future as the answer to the problems of the global economy today. It seems strange that everyone is discussing the difficulties of the economic situation without...

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Monetary Express

(150) Comments | Posted March 14, 2012 | 7:00 PM

I owe my life to the remarkable generosity of America's political system, which under legislation from Franklin D. Roosevelt, welcomed thousands of children from England during World War II. It is out of this respect, and out of a fear for how money is corroding America's political system, that I...

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Maintaining the Bank of England's Independence is a Balancing Act

(16) Comments | Posted November 12, 2011 | 6:00 PM

Earlier this week, the Treasury committee released its report on the accountability of the Bank of England with Andrew Tyrie, the chairman, calling for "radical overhaul" of the Bank's "ramshackle governance." It is undeniable that the Bank must take steps to improve its transparency. Regrettably, however, the report steps out...

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Where Do We Go From Here?

(43) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 12:03 PM

The aftermath of the Second World War resulted in dramatic technological breakthroughs whose effects are still being felt across the world. But the last twenty years has seen a second technological revolution, one that has been characterized not only by the dizzying array of scientific breakthroughs we have witnessed but...

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