.....Mrs Thatcher became the prime minister in 1979, however, it was in the 80s that she embraced neo-liberalism and started reforming the financial 'industry' (what a misnomer!) which sowed the seeds of greed and complacency that lead to the bank crisis. A crisis which was saved by an undemocratically enforced socialist economic model (taxpayers bailing out the banks) - isn't that ironic. The socialisation of loss and the privatisation of profit.
Half of $100b of Iran's unfrozen assets is already tied up due to debts (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu to attend funeral of 'staunch friend' Margaret Thatcher
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