Mark Steel’s Missing Independent Column

His column this week was not published you can read it at his website, or below the jump. Update: It’s turned up, a day late.
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High Finance

Revolter @ BoRev [click for original post with links] sez-

The top guy at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) let slip in some Austrian paper that drug money is basically the only thing keeping us all from the bread lines. The Vienna-based UN agency has discovered evidence that, “interbank loans were funded by money that originated from drug trade and other illegal activities,” and that there were “signs that some banks were rescued in that way.” According to the UN, illegal narcotics generate $400-$500 billion a year…

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