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Should we accept the world's banks can do what they like?

Barclays are under fire over job cuts and bonuses - but isn't it up to the banks to run themselves?

Barclays Bank have been criticised for cutting between 10,000 and 12,000 jobs on the same day it announced it was increasing the total paid in bonuses by 10% to £2.38bn. But should we accept that it's up to the banks to run themselves, and that, in a capitalist world, they are the keys to wealth creation?

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  • Tue 11 Feb 2014 18:06GMT

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