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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Why Austerity And Structural Reforms Have Had Little To Do With Ireland’s Economic Recovery

Why Austerity And Structural Reforms Have Had Little To Do With Ireland’s Economic Recovery | real utopias | Scoop.it
Aidan Regan writes that contrary to the interpretation put forward by some policymakers, the recovery has had little to do with structural reforms or austerity policies, but instead reflects a successful development strategy focused on securing foreign direct investment, particularly from the United States.
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Ireland's 'Social Revolution' - RealClearPolitics

Ireland's 'Social Revolution' - RealClearPolitics | real utopias | Scoop.it
BOSTON -- Consider the stunned disbelief, perhaps of a somewhat aggressive sort, that would have greeted anyone who might have told a tavern crowd in Dorchester or Southie three decades ago that...
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Irish voters back gay marriage in 'social revolution'

DUBLIN: Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ...
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The Complicitous 'Objectivity' of the Irish Media - CounterPunch

The Complicitous 'Objectivity' of the Irish Media - CounterPunch | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Complicitous ‘Objectivity’ of the Irish Media
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James Connolly: National liberation and socialism - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

James Connolly: National liberation and socialism - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | real utopias | Scoop.it
James Connolly: National liberation and socialism Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal Many other republican forces, while perhaps sympathetic to socialism, believed that the struggle for social transformation had to wait until after...
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The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

The Irish have a long history of being tyrannized, exploited, and oppressed—from the forced conversion to Christianity in the Dark Ages, to slave trading of the natives in the 15th and 16th centuries, to the mid-nineteenth century “potato famine” that was really a holocaust. The British got Ireland’s food exports, while at least one million Irish died from starvation and related diseases, and another million or more emigrated.


 

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Green Party - News - Green Party proposes basic income model in Pre Budget submission

Green Party - News - Green Party proposes basic income model in Pre Budget submission | real utopias | Scoop.it
And provides for an additional half a billion new capital investment plan.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation