Sunday September 20, 2020

Dissenters may call it right again

At the height of the boom, I got used to being accused of ‘‘talking down the economy’’. In fact, this was almost a weekly occurrence as the old vested interests tried desperately to squeeze their last greasy fiver out of the population.

5th September, 2009

At the height of the boom, I got used to being accused of ‘‘talking down the economy’’. In fact, this was almost a weekly occurrence as the old vested interests tried desperately to squeeze their last greasy fiver out of the population. Back then, questioning the credit binge was dismissed as ‘‘unpatriotic’’.

Interestingly, it was not just the vested interests who bayed like sheep, but also the...

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