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Irish people - vs - ECB/Irish Government .... You be the Judge.

Imagine that this is a Court Room and you are now presiding in the matter of:

Irish People – vs – ECB/Irish Government

Consider this case very carefully with reference to the information provided and then update your judgement as to whether or not, the current Irish Government is actually working in the best interest of the Irish People. 182 more words

Tales of social insecurity and economic unease

Horror Uncut: Tales of Social Insecurity and Economic Unease is now out! This anthology from Gray Friar Press includes my story “Pieces of Ourselves”: a librarian goes on an anti-cuts demonstration, gets caught in a police cordon and starts to suffer from a strange skin ailment that links him with a significant past. 654 more words

Austerity

The German economic powerhouse is a myth.

Germany’s economy needs an overhaul.

Policymakers should focus on boosting productivity, not “competitiveness”.

The government should take advantage of near-zero interest rates to invest, and encourage businesses – especially start-ups – to do likewise. 76 more words

Europe

A New Kind Of Democracy

This whole campaign has created a mass of democratic engagement unseen in recent history. The apathy has been shaken loose and people are standing up for a better way of life. 23 more words

Spoken Word