David Cameron has boasted of running “the first government in modern history that at the end of its parliamentary term has less regulation in place than there was at the beginning”.
‘This, in a world of accelerating complexity and booming corporate crime, is pure recklessness’ Time for people to make themselves aware…what about the Gravy Train in EU?
Corporate power unbound: No remedies decided for the next financial crisis
Governments are liberating global corporations from the rule of law and leaving them to rip the world apart
international assault on democracy?
What have governments learned from the financial crisis?
I could write a column spelling it out. Or I could do the same job with one word: nothing.
The lessons learned are counter-lessons, anti-knowledge, new policies that could scarcely be better designed to ensure the crisis recurs, this time with added momentum and fewer remedies.
And the financial crisis is just one of the multiple crises – in tax collection, public spending, public health and, above all, ecology – that the same counter-lessons accelerate.
“This, in a world of accelerating complexity and booming corporate crime, is pure recklessness.
But fear not, they say: economic power no longer needs to be subject…
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