On this day in 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The news sent shockwaves across global markets and heralded the worst economic recession since the Great Depression.
Five years of austerity later and what have we to show for it? Not much, apart from the following collection of deliciously dark observations that’s been around in one form or another since March, 2009, if not earlier. Watch out for that last entry. All I can say is, ouch! 😈