With house prices dropping, anaemic growth and terrible productivity figures, it seems that developed economies are heading toward another financial fallout – having not yet paid for the last one.
On this show from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, we ask whether we are heading towards another crisis, and if so, what can be done about it?
Ross Ashcroft joins debt campaigner Joel Benjamin, journalist Fanny Malinen, and the writer and economist Professor Steve Keen.
The corporate rigging of economies and the monopolization of capital in the 21st century has resulted in vast inequalities.
It was the biblical economist, Norm Franz, who said, 'Gold is the money of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, barter is the money of peasants - but debt is the money of slaves'.
The phrase lions led by donkeys was used by British front-line soldiers in the First World War. They were the brave lions who were sent to their deaths by incompetent and often indifferent leaders.