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Ebenezer Scrooge and Human Alienation

With a quarter of children now in poverty and a record million food parcel handouts, seven years of austerity have contributed to the return of Dickensian conditions in Britain. 630 more words

Neoliberalism

Two Occupations: Why Are We Silent on Kashmir?

With its 700,000+ security forces, the Indian occupation of Kashmir is the densest and oldest in the world. With her population of 5.5 million, the ratio is one Indian soldier for eight Kashmiris. 295 more words

Capitalism

Too Big to Fail: Measures, Remedies, and Consequences for Efficiency and Stability

Bank failure was almost unthinkable in Europe long before “too big to fail” became a byword for U.S. regulatory policy on big banks. But the 2007−2009 global financial crisis, which for some countries grew to a full-blown crisis, made the unthinkable a real possibility. 1,490 more words

The Dodd-Frank Act

Our Children Need Revolution, Not Charity

The theme of the BBC’s Children In Need this year was disadvantaged children in the UK. The BBC presenters, as always, directed their appeals to the general public, not to Prime Minister Theresa May, who has continued her predecessor David Cameron’s vicious offensive against the working class poor. 508 more words

Neoliberalism

Too Big To Fail: How Banks Are Using Blockchain Tech to Plan Real-Time Reporting

Following the global financial crisis of 2008, global regulation was enacted to safeguard banks labeled as “too big to fail” (TBTF). Part of this regulation was creating a list of defined banks that could cause threaten stability of the banking system if left to fail. 644 more words

Global financial regulators dich ''too big to fail'' gauge in assessing insurers

Global financial regulators have decided to ditch a “too big to fail” gauge for assessing the riskiness of insurers, according to a source briefed on the matter, in a big win for companies such as American International Group and Prudential Financial Inc. 159 more words

News Outlets

How U.S. Bank M&A Affect Systemic Risk

During the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. government viewed the survival of large consolidated banks as inextricably linked to the welfare of the overall economy, prompting such institutions to be labeled too-big-to-fail (TBTF) and granted government assistance. 2,096 more words

Finance & Economics