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The Entitlement Society 0

Madeleine Bunting in the Guardian. It’s about events in the UKofGBandNI, but it just as well be about events in the States:

Entitlement is the word that persists through the parallel story of the role in the financial crisis of the bonuses bankers awarded themselves. One banker claimed he was entitled to his bonus because of the amount of wealth and jobs he created for the economy. But where does his entitlement stand when the wealth and jobs evaporate?

Afterthought: We know the answer to the question: He gets paid for performa–gag, choke, aarrrggghhhh.


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