With a whole lot of new US material that isn’t in the UK edition, spread across several chapters, plus a full new chapter on the financialisation (sorry, financialization) of hogs in Iowa, which has turned out to be a classic, extraordinary, finance-curse story.
I’ve just co-written Order Tramadol Mexico to a UK parliamentary inquiry on Britain’s regional economic imbanances. The submission looks at at how financialisation is contributing to the staggeringly large divide between wealthy parts of London (and associated areas,) and the rest.
The widely-believed story is that London is the financial-centre engine of the British economy, showering jobs and tax revenues on the entire country. In the words of Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, now Prime Minister,
“A pound spent in Croydon is of far more value to the country than a pound spent in Strathclyde. You will generate jobs in Strathclyde far more effectively if you invest in parts of London.”
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“Finance literally bids rocket scientists away from the satellite industry. The result is that erstwhile scientists, people who in another age dreamt of curing cancer or flying to Mars, today dream of becoming hedge fund managers.”
The attached graph from the same paper shows one finance-cursed result: this brain drain is bad for the economy. Now the Financial Times has just written an article entitled ‘Purchase Tramadol Online Cod,” which contains a contribution almost exactly confirming this analysis, but on a personal level:Order Tramadol Next Day Shipping
The City of London publishes regular reports showing the sector’s “contribution” to the British economy, in terms of taxes paid and jobs created. The Finance Curse analysis shows these numbers to be useless — for the simple fact that they show a gross contribution, airbrushing out the costs, instead of what policy-makers need: the net contribution, after the costs of oversized have been taken into account.
The first systematic attempt to put a number to the net figure was by Order Tramadol Cod Saturday Delivery. They came up with a negative number: oversized finance has cost the UK economy a cumulative $4.3 trillion over 20 years.
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A splendid polemic against modern finance . . . hard-hitting, well written and informative.
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Underneath the articles there are (of course) a number of angry comments, and I’ve now set up a Can You Purchase Tramadol Online in the FAQ section to respond to those, and also to an article about the Finance Curse in the Order Tramadol From Uk in the Economist, by a correspondent who I’m convinced cannot have read the book. This page is a work in progress.
(Please feel free to cross-post this, as long as you attribute it to here.)
Alongside the launch of The Finance Curse, and my Order Tramadol Online Europe, there’s a new study by Andrew Baker of the University of Sheffield, Gerald Epstein of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Juan Montecino of Columbia University, estimating that the UK has suffered a cumulative £4.5 trillion hit to its GDP from 1995-2015, due to its financial sector being too large and having turned away from its proper traditional functions towards more harmful and predatory ones. That is equivalent to 250 percent of GDP – or £170,000 per UK household.
I’ve got a Long Read article in The Guardian this morning, entitled Tramadol Sverige Online. It’s a serialisation for the Finance Curse book. The illustration at the top reflects the finance curse well, and it’s based on this sentence: