Sunday 19 February 2017

Banking's boorish, alpha male culture has to be dismantled

Published 27/06/2013 | 17:00

LISTEN to the voices on the Anglo Tapes. No German accents there. No English or American or French inflections. These are not foreigner bankers codding Irish people – it is our own kind cheating us.

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So by all means, feel the rage. But bear in mind that it is Irish people swindling other Irish people, not sharp operators from the City of London or Wall Street sharks.

A ludicrously well-paid elite double-crossed the rest of the population, effectively dismissing us as the great unwashed. And they sprung from among us.

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