Elaine Byrne: Why the public has reacted tepidly to the explosive Drumm verdict
The former Anglo chief executive called the shots at a bank which cost the state many billions. So why do we seem so apathetic about this week’s guilty verdict?
Ireland did something remarkable last Wednesday that the most powerful nation in the free world has yet to do: we convicted the chief executive of a bank. So why is it that we don’t seem that bothered?
In the decade since the beginning of the financial crisis, no senior executive from a Wall Street bank has gone to jail, despite the numerous frauds and scams which accelerated the global economic catastrophe. US prosecutors...
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