Er, if you want people to be receptive to new ideas, you have to get their attention first. A crash could, at long last, break the spell cast in the Thatcher-Reagan years and create the possibility for Meaningful Change.
>My impression is that depressions are good for financial interests but not
Just about *everything* that occurs in the world as we know it is good for financial interests and not much else. Again, a crash could yield the possibility for something better.
>Is "The Left" a perhaps unwitting tool of financial capital, as I
>sometimes suspect in my darker moments?
Dunno. All I can say is, I earn my living as a *witting* tool of financial capital.
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