we should have known

George Mondbiot:

The 1% are the very best destroyers of wealth the world has ever seen.

Our common treasury in the last 30 years has been captured by industrial psychopaths.

That’s why we’re nearly bankrupt.

“The results resembled what you would expect from a dice-rolling contest, not a game of skill.”

Those who received the biggest bonuses had simply got lucky. Such results have been widely replicated. They show that traders and fund managers throughout Wall Street receive their massive remuneration for doing no better than would a chimpanzee flipping a coin.