The Resource The mess we're in: : why politicians can't fix financial crises, Guy Fraser-Sampson, (electronic resource)

The mess we're in: : why politicians can't fix financial crises, Guy Fraser-Sampson, (electronic resource)

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The mess we're in: : why politicians can't fix financial crises
Title
The mess we're in:
Title remainder
why politicians can't fix financial crises
Statement of responsibility
Guy Fraser-Sampson
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Language
eng
Summary
An insightful analysis by the bestselling author Guy Fraser-Sampson of the reasons why politicians have put the world into financial ruin and have found no way out Around the world, countries are struggling to deal with the aftermath of the 2007-08 banking crisis, hefty budget deficits, the threat of ongoing recession, and the rising costs of pension provision. The news is full of doom and gloom about the ever-growing mess the countries are in. But the real problem is that the very people who should be sorting it out are instead making it worse. In an entertaining mix of historical narrative and conceptual analysis, Guy Fraser-Sampson argues that the present crisis has in fact been several decades in the making, and is the inevitable outcome of years of neglect and betrayal by those trusted to serve and govern over the public. Taking Britain as his test case, he looks back at key economic policy decisions since 1919 to reveal how politicians through the ages have gotten it so badly wrong. In The Mess We're In, Fraser-Sampson sets out the facts to support his claim that, at every opportunity, the political elite has prioritized self-interest over long-term national wellbeing and have caused the current situation; now the time has come for them to be called into account
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Midwest
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Fraser-Sampson, Guy
Dewey number
338.542
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Democracy
  • Democracy
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The mess we're in: : why politicians can't fix financial crises, Guy Fraser-Sampson, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11841864
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multicolored
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MWT11841864
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The mess we're in: : why politicians can't fix financial crises, Guy Fraser-Sampson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11841864
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11841864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11841864
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11841864
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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