10 May '11, 10am

Crisis is guaranteed without radical financial reform | James Meadway on Greece and Europe

That is one reason why the EU’s ‘stress tests’ of European financial institutions, designed to see how they would perform in a new crisis, have been so laughably weak – failing to spot last year the impending collapse of the Irish banking system. It doesn’t pay to look too closely at banks’ holdings. The political will to radically reform financial institutions simply isn’t there. Without it another crisis is all but guaranteed.

Full article: http://www.neweconomics.org/blog/2011/05/10/greece-shows-...

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