Welcome to The Gods That Failed blog.
Our new book was published on 5 June by The Bodley Head, and we've set this up to give ourselves, and the public, the chance to learn about and discuss the economic crisis that we're currently all facing.
It's high time people realised how and why we've reached the state we're now in. The Gods that Failed argues that we need a new system: instead of an increasingly risk-prone, privatised, profit-driven economic model overseen by a largely unaccountable and speculation-obsessed elite, we need an economy that is run and regulated in the interests of ordinary people.
Posted by Editors on May 29, 2008 at 4:13 pm
“Any suggestion that Britain’s overblown, over-hyped and over-valued property market is set fair for a gentle soft landing after the excesses of recent years has just been exploded. We’ve had the boom: welcome to the bust.”
House prices have once again hit the headlines today as Nationwide announced that house prices had recorded their largest monthly fall since 1991. Read Larry Elliott’s take on this news here.
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Posted by Editors on May 22, 2008 at 11:53 am
The Guardian carried this story on May 14th…
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