Monday, April 13, 2015

2015-04-13 "The Racket"

2015-04-13 "The Racket"
A new book by a former Financial Times reporter dishes it out...
From the introduction: "The media would have you believe that there is no racket, that it’s purely an accident that we live in a world where 85 people — 85 people! — own half the world’s wealth while more children die of starvation every year than died in the Holocaust. Of course it’s not an accident, a mere quirk of history — it is the result of a huge injustice, the policies of a giant mob."
I started working as a reporter at the Financial Times soon after the financial crisis began and at the height of the so-called “War on Terror”. I was a young, ambitious...

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