Politics 30 October 2012 "Occupy has been successful...for one very simple reason; they are right" Business quote of the day. Print HTML "Occupy has been successful in its efforts to popularise the problems of the global financial system for one very simple reason; they are right" Andrew Haldane, a member of the Bank of England’s financial policy committee, said the Occupy movement was both morally and intellectually right to challenge the international financial system. In a speech last night called Socially Useful Banking, Haldane said the activists, who held sustained demonstrations in both the City of London and New York, had helped to bring about a "reformation" of the finance sector. › It won’t just be Greek journalists who suffer from free speech crackdown Occupy protest in LA. Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe More Related articles An unmatched font of knowledge Leader: On capitalism and insecurity Cabinet audit: what does the appointment of Liam Fox as International Trade Secretary mean for policy?