Ten Years On: Why Didn't The Left Make The Most Of The Crash?

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With the Eurozone still in a fragile position; global leverage and debt still rising; and fears of a tech bubble abound this may not be the distant possibility we want it to be. Ten years on from this crisis, it is time to learn the lessons of the crash and our response to it. After all, "those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them".

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