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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

''Political Ignorance and Financial Power''

From New Left Project

"Last month saw the publication of an excellent e-pamphlet by Robin Ramsay, editor of Lobster magazine since 1983 and the author of The Rise of New Labour and Politics and ParanoiaWell, How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of the British Economy, Minus the Wishful Thinking, describes how the British banks and their (sometimes hapless) political allies were able to overcome the constraints imposed on them by the rest of society, devastating British manufacturing in the process and eventually driving the whole country into economic ruin.  Tom Mills spoke to the author about how we got here.''

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