This originally appeared as a Tomgram over at Tomdispatch and was picked up by the Nation… …what a weird economic downturn and recovery this has
The report “Changing Banking for Good” attempts to make bankers personally responsible, to reform bank governance and strengthen the powers of regulators. Some think that
Large outstanding personal debts – say a mortgage taken out during a housing bubble – can turn even the stoutest of us into ‘quivering insomniac
Conspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an apology.
What is it about “you must repay your debts” that allows even the best of people to justify the worst human actions? It is very
“If in times past we were indebted to the community, to the gods, to our ancestors, we are henceforth indebted to the “god” Capital.” Maurizio