Video: Brian Leeson At Anglo Irish Bank HQ in 2009

Me speaking almost ten years ago, outside Anglo Irish Bank headquarters in September 2009. The decision to guarantee all of the debts of the private banking sector was one of the most destructive decisions taken by any government since the foundation of the state. It triggered a chain of events that resulted in one of the highest per capita public debts in the world, hundreds of thousands of our young people emigrating and the housing crisis.