THE MYTH OF THE ‘POOR PENSIONER’ HELPS SHIELD THE CITY

Pensioners are a useful defence in the City’s fight to preserve its privileges. Unwittingly they are wheeled out as human shields by the finance industry, and increasingly major corporations, to serve and protect probably the most powerful interests in the UK. © Provided by The Guardian Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters The over-65s – or in many cases the over-55s, given the extent...