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Will Hutton

Will Hutton

    The battle for the future of capitalism
    The battle for the future of capitalism
    'Look, if you've been successful, you did not get there on your own. When we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative but...
    Bail-out won't fix the fiasco
    Bail-out won't fix the fiasco
    The injection of £37-billion of taxpayers' money into the capital base of three British banks is the gravest event in the modern financial history...
    Without real leadership, we face financial disaster
    Without real leadership, we face financial disaster
    In the week of the crash in 1929, Wall Street fell by 23%. Last week, it fell by 18%, London and Frankfurt by 21% and Japan's Nikkei by 24%.
    Biting the bullet
    Biting the bullet
    Those that were asking for a decisive intervention to halt a financial pandemic certainly got it on Wednesday. It was almost too big for shell-shocked markets to assimilate. Their reaction, in part driven by the mounting sense that this crisis is now international and out of control,...
    Quake response won't cover cracks of corruption
    Quake response won't cover cracks of corruption
    Earthquakes don't destroy strong, well-built buildings. They destroy weak ones. As China reels from its biggest earthquake in 30 years, public...
    Curb the greedy global financiers
    Curb the greedy global financiers
    One of the most inequitable and amoral acts in modern times is happening in front of our eyes and there is hardly a murmur of protest. The...
    American follies
    American follies
    The Roaring Nineties
    The shaming tragedy of Africa
    The shaming tragedy of Africa
    It is the continent with 12% of the world's population but with 80% of the world's Aids deaths. It has experienced 30 years of economic stagnation....