Turning the Moneychangers’ Tables? The Rise of Rentierism

Rentierism – the use of pre-existing assets (debt, cars, mobile phones, wifi) to effortlessly extract financial gains from those who do not own them – is the new face of exploitative capitalism. How might these newly stacked tables be overturned?Sovereign debt expert Ann is director of the PRIME economics network and a member of Labour’s Economic Advisory Committee.