Who should get a knighthood instead of Fred Goodwin (formerly “Sir Fred”)?

knight-and-pawnFred Goodwin, former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2004 for “services to banking”. A few years later, RBS was plunged into insolvency following unwise investments overseen by Goodwin, including the purchase by RBS of its rival ABN Amro for 49 billion pounds in 2007. The taxpayers [more…]

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