Atoning for their mortgage and pension mis-selling scams has cost the UK banks billions, but their payouts perversely kept consumer spending alive. What happens now?
European CEO: European banking regulator faces criticism after failing to take action on Danske Bank scandal
This is pretty much par for the course with regard to the EU and financial crime. What do laws and regulations matter, when it is a question of the intereests of financial trans-nationals. Read here
CommonSpace – Analysis: Yellow Vests hold out more hope for climate revolution than suits in Katowice
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray looks at how climate activists should respond to the Yellow Vests movement in France, which has defeated attempts to impose taxes on fuel prices Read here