Mrs. Thatcher’s Mean Legacy by Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers + Thatcher Gave More Power to Finance

by Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 8, 2013

"I Can't Believe It's Not Thatcher" - public sector march against pension cuts - London, 30 June 2011

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We typically honor the convention to refrain from to speak ill of the recently departed. But Margaret Thatcher probably would not object to an epitaph focusing on how her political legacy was to achieve her professed aim of “irreversibly” dismantling Britain’s public sector. Attacking central planning by government, she shifted it into much more centralized financial hands – the City of London, unopposed by any economic back bench of financial regulation and “free” of meaningful anti-monopoly price regulation.

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William K. Black, Paolo Manasse and John Weeks: Is the Euro Crisis Over?

Capitalism isn't working..

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Dandelion Salad

on Jan 1, 2012

William K. Black, Paolo Manasse, and John Weeks discuss the Euro and the danger of global recession

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