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Post-truth era a troubling sign of the times since Lehman crisis

A decade after the 2008 global financial crisis, there is now a growing distrust in the major institutions of both the public and private sectors that have resorted to faking the news.

While much attention has focused on the political causes and ramifications of the post-truth phenomenon - not least the controversies surrounding Donald Trump's White House campaign and presidency - it also has profound implications beyond democratic politics, including for the corporate world.

THE year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the height of the international economic crisis which saw the collapse of Lehman Brothers and other firms. A decade on, the fact that multiple equity markets are near or at all-time highs, and the global economy is growing again, is disguising a toxic...

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