Watch The Decade The Rich Won on BBC Select

This fascinating BBC documentary series explores the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. From the Occupy Movement to austerity, from government bailouts to global pay protests, how did economies and societies change in the 2010s? And did the rich get richer?

Stream The Decade The Rich Won on BBC Select and hear from those in power who shaped British politics, managed the economy and reshaped society in the decade following the banking crisis.

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The Decade the Rich Won on BBC Select

This BBC documentary about money, politics and power examines increasing income and wealth inequality, comparing what happened to the richest 1% to financial struggles in other parts of society. Were the banks too big to fail? And were political and economic plans to create a fairer economy impacted by both Brexit and Covid in recent years/

With contributions from insiders and those making the big decisions such as former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, former British Chancellor George Osborne and Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, as well as Tina Rothery, who was motivated by Occupy Wall Street in New York and decided to get involved in similar protests in London.

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