This is an important article by an influential American with lots of international experience, also in Paris:
- the economic role of speculative money and the crimes committed in its service
- the fortunes possessed by defaulting money-men who have been rescued by unconsulted taxpayers
- corporations, run from metropolitan centres, whose legal headquarters are havens which escape oversight and taxation.
The unregulated western economic system has demonstrated a moral abandonment and adhesion to greed that shows no sign of ending, whatever the timorous promises made by Barack Obama, and David Cameron – current leaders of the nations from which this disaster has sprung.