The economic history of the United Kingdom

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Lost Barings
By Eddie Ford, Workers World, No.84, March 1995. The bourgeoisie was stunned by the total collapse on Sunday night of Barings Bank. Britain and the Bank of England are no longer the financial powers that they once were—indeed, it could even be the end of an epoch.
Mad capitalism disease
Workers World, 11 April 1996. Recent revelations in Britain linking mad cow disease to a deadly human disease have again exposed how capitalism's brutal drive for profits proceeds at all costs, even at the expense of human well-being.