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Our skin in their game

An economic term for the wrongs of the world

One Friday, a long time ago, I was fortunate enough to travel in the jump seat on the flight deck of a Boeing 737 from Brussels to London. It was a bright early Summer morning, and all through the flight I had a superb forward view through the cockpit windows — not least thanks to several gyrations in the stack over London (even in those days, the…