written by john lewis

Where are the riots?

Madeleine Bunting, for the Guardian:

Just over 200 “core” staff at Barclays took home £554m last year, while thousands of shareholders, who had lent £51bn of equity capital, were left with £653m in dividends. This is an ongoing institutionalised bank raid.

Outrage at the banks is everywhere, so why aren’t there riots on the streets?

I watched Inside Job last week. You won’t regret watching it if you do, you might even get angry.

For me, that moment came watching The Power of Yes at the National Theatre a couple of years ago. I hope it gets another run, or gets made for TV. It was brilliant. Until then, be sure to watch Inside Job.

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