Dexia and bailing out the banks | by Michael Roberts

Dexia and bailing out the banks | by Michael Roberts

The large Belgian Bank, Dexia, went bust over last weekend.  It provides a lot of pointers about the role of banking and how it fits into this crisis.  Dexia was bailed out before at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.  Then the Belgian and French governments...
Letters to Msholozi

Letters to Msholozi

Dear President Zuma, I found donkey in my burger. Disappointed Dear Disappointed, I can understand why you feel the way you do. After all, I find caviar in my sushi, Johnny Walker Blue in my Coke and gold coins in my Sunday pudding. For me, every day is Christmas....