Banking ‘Know Nothings’ are keeping their heads in the sand

Considering they had neither the financial nous to foresee the global downturn, nor the courage to release accurate figures on the state of their institutions, how can the inept leaders of our banks now expect our trust?

8th November, 2008

Considering they had neither the financial nous to foresee the global downturn, nor the courage to release accurate figures on the state of their institutions, how can the inept leaders of our banks now expect our trust?

In 1853, an economic crisis in New York spawned a vehemently anti-Irish, anti-Catholic political group called the ‘Know Nothings’.

The Know Nothings emerged from a secret society called the Order of the Star Spangled Banner. It is...

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