Dickensian thought — 3 Comments

  1. Why was Ireland so resistant to changing the Bankruptcy Laws. It’s more or less coming from the same place. The assumption is that debt is issued to those with the wherewithal to repay it. That the issuer of the debt is doing so with sanity and expectation. But also that if a son takes on debt, then his father will cover it either then or in the future when he inherits.

  2. It seemed extraordinary how the debts of the banks were underwritten by working people allowing those same banks to turn viciously on people with mortgage arrears

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