The Government says that it is in listening mode. Judging by Minister Kelly’s Water Charges announcement on November 19th they certainly seem to have a hearing problem. 578 more words
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Ireland isn't a "lawless utopia" due to Irish Water protests, Labour senator's statement was just propaganda.
On Tuesday I attended the fifth and final Homespace seminar entitled ‘The New Politics of Home: public, private and the future of welfare’. The series was funded by the ESRC and organised and led by Dr Ellie Jupp, Dr Alison Clarke, Professor Sheila Peace, Professor Janet Newman and Dr Jane Franklin. 752 more words
Cut back set to slice heart out of Manchester’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau and tongue out of a community.
By Tomas Davidson
Ever more regularly I hear phrases like “austerity”, “rationalisation” and “deficit” bandied about in social parlance, a backdrop for pub conversations, the soundtrack to staff room lunch hours, but rarely do I pay it much attention. 591 more words
Ahead of the 18-19 December Summit of the 28 EU leaders, the European economy dives deeper in recession and disinflation. Brussels sources estimate that November inflation plunged again to 0.3% from 0.4% in October, widely diverging from the institutional target of below but close to 2%. 937 more words