I’ve got a Long Read article in The Guardian this morning, entitled The finance curse: how the outsized power of the City of London makes Britain poorer. 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:
“As Britain’s economy has steadily become re-engineered towards serving finance, other parts of the economy have struggled to survive in its shadow, like seedlings starved of light and water under the canopy of a giant, deep-rooted and invasive tree.”
Now read on.