Every second month a new scandal emanates from within the Australian financial sector. Each scandal has its unique set of victims, accompanied by devastating consequences. Few of these victims have achieved justice or adequate compensation.
Human Sacrifices to Neoliberalism
On 25 November Lawrence Tomlinson issued a report exposing yet another spectacular case of bank bastardry in the UK. Tomlinson had been commissioned by the British Business Minister, Vince Cable, to examine any difficulties that small business faced in escaping the debilitating aftermath of the GFC, especially in the arena of credit availability. Writes Dr Evan Jones.