Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Still referring in the present tense to an economy that has long been in the grave. Like the USA the UK is using financialization to strip mine and leach out accumulated wealth from their country that has been built up over hundreds of years by exporting the jobs to low wage countries.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun Sep 1st, 2013 at 07:35:02 PM EST
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