Category Archives: Financial Crisis

The integrated Eurozone – a ‘pre-meet’ writ large

Historian EP Thompson remarked on our tendency to see history as a series of events which lead up to the present, and our own time, therefore, as the end of the story. So, for example, we say that capitalism eventually … Continue reading

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London’s financial pre-eminence? Spare me the shroud waving!

Doctors and managers in the NHS are often accused of shroud waving whenever cuts are proposed.  You know how it goes, “Cut NHS budgets and thousands of people will diiiiie!!!” It’s usually enough to send most politicians running for cover. But the … Continue reading

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