The mess we're in why politicians can't fix financial crises
—Fraser-Sampson, Guy.

Various politicians present themselves as having the answers to our financial woes yet, as bestselling author Guy Fraser-Sampson shows, they are not part of the solution. They are the problem. His trenchant views have been heard frequently on radio and television programmes discussing the current situation. Here he sets out the facts supporting his belief that at every opportunity politicians choose the course of action which pursues their own short-term political ends, rather than doing what is right for the national long-term interest. In an entertaining mix of historical narrative and con

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1900 - 2099
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General
Democracy -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Democracy -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Electronic books.
9781908739094 (electronic bk.)
9781908739070 (electronic bk.)
1908739096 (electronic bk.)
190873907X (electronic bk.)
[International ed.]
Publisher, Date:
London : Elliott & Thompson, 2012.
1 online resource (440 p.)
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; One: 'Just why are we in this mess?'; Two: The Tangled Knot; Three: Money and Inflation; Four: Markets and Crashes; Five: Keynes and the Great Depression; Six: Keynes's General Theory; Seven: Marx and the Marshall Plan; Eight: Building a New Jerusalem; Nine: 'A little local difficulty'; Ten: The Chickens Come Home to Roost; Eleven: The Thatcher Revolution; Twelve: A Last Chance Squandered; Thirteen: 'Certificates of Dubious Odour'; Fourteen: Planning to Fight the Last War; Fifteen: Drinking Poison Can Be Dangerous; Sixteen: Democracy and Totalitarianism
Seventeen: The Great Pensions DisasterEighteen: 'New Ideas From Dead Economists'; Nineteen: Getting Ourselves Out of the Mess; Index;
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