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Jan 23 2011

Peter Preston’s counsel after reading Treasure Islands: abandon hope

Posted by: Nick Shaxson in: Abandon Hope!, Thoughts

Peter Preston, a former editor of the Guardian, has reviewed my book, describing it as

“A dismaying Big Bang of a book: a chronicle of capitalism’s frailty and foulness that digs far beyond its tax haven title and indicts the system that renders such crookedness not merely possible, but entirely predictable.”

I wouldn’t argue with that. To render something predictable, …

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