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Revealed: why Gordon Brown sold Britain’s gold at a knock-down price

Posted by seumasach on July 13, 2012

Telegraph

5th July, 2012

A great deal of Gordon Brown’s economic strategy would strike a sane man as troubling. Not a great deal was mysterious. The orgy of consumption spending, frequent extensions of the cycle over which he would “borrow to invest”, proclamations of the “end of boom and bust”: these are part of the armoury of modern politicians, of all political hues.

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