The blind trust in efficient markets must be replaced and bankers given a new understanding. Profit making is different than profit maximization. Banking should be a public function not a casino and the real economy and the environment not abandoned. Economics should be a pluralist discipline, open to alternatives and criticism.
The state has a social nature and cannot only be a power and security state. Since the 1980s, the banks have carried out a "quiet coup" (Simon Johnson) by spending over $4 billion in ten years on campaign financing and lobbying.