Financial crisis

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Paul Myners, ‘tower of strength’ in financial crisis, dies aged 73
Former Labour minister, City grandee and chair of Guardian Media Group, hailed by Gordon Brown

Richard Partington

16, Jan, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Five economic flashpoints to beware in 2022
From a new Covid variant to rampant inflation, the global economy faces some daunting risks in the new year

Larry Elliott

28, Dec, 2021 @2:52 PM

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A post-Covid New Deal can restore economic hope in 2022 | Larry Elliott
Roosevelt built back better after the depression by taxing the rich, introducing capital controls and altering the balance between labour and capital

Larry Elliott

26, Dec, 2021 @12:48 PM

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UK plc risks long-term stagnation and rising destitution, warns top thinktank
NIESR blames deepening malaise on economic mismanagement since 2008 amid criticism for BoE and Brexit

Phillip Inman

09, Nov, 2021 @5:33 PM

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The 2009 financial crisis taught us hard lessons. Have Democrats learned them? | David Sirota and Alex Gibney
The political meltdown of a decade ago crushed faith in hope and change, and led to Maga and mayhem

David Sirota and Alex Gibney

28, Oct, 2021 @10:37 AM

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IMF says Covid support has left world open to new financial crisis
Investors increasingly worried about rising infections and weak recovery in poor countries, report warns

Larry Elliott

12, Oct, 2021 @2:56 PM

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The deception that is ‘levelling up’ | Letters
Boris Johnson’s slogan is so much hot air: ordinary, working people are still paying for the financial crash of 2008

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Europe’s centre-left: new grounds for optimism | Editorial
Editorial: There are signs that previously struggling social democratic parties are drawing the right lessons from the pandemic


24, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Would you pay £63 for a chicken? The artist who built a street to show house price madness
When Doug Fishbone came across an abandoned apartment complex in Cork, he decided to recreate it in a gallery – to highlight everything that’s wrong with our property-fuelled financial system

Oliver Wainwright

14, Jul, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Price rises should be short-lived – so let’s not resurrect inflation as a bogeyman | William Mitchell
Until full employment is reached, governments need not cut back on public spending, says William Mitchell, co-founder of modern monetary theory

William Mitchell

08, Jun, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Digital currencies pose threat to economy, warns Bank of England
Research shows high-street banks could face a flood of withdrawals leading to financial instability

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Jun, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Treasury to sell £1.1bn in NatWest shares, cutting taxpayer stake to 54.8%
The government has been gradually reducing its holdings in the bank since the 2008 financial crisis

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, May, 2021 @6:48 PM

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