Monthly Archives For April 2011

Every Cow Has a Silver Lining!

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It’s What’s Underneath That Counts! (Not the Udders) “What is the most common expression in Ireland?” This was the question which was pose for a competition recently in one of Ireland’s most wide-read magazines, Ireland’s…

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The big bailout scam | George Irvin

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The big bailout scam | George Irvin What a lovely scene George Irvin paints: The rich pile up their debt and then get ordinary punters with mortgages to pay for it. Meanwhile, the rich make…

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MINUTES TO A MASSACRE

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MINUTES TO A MASSACRE Setting: Meeting Room, South Dublin County Council Cast: SEO 45 public servants SEO: So the horses are counted and double-counted? 45 public servants: Yes Boss. SEO: And there are 19 horses…

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Ireland’s debts to the eurosystem

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Ireland’s debts to the eurosystem John Whittaker on the ECB putting pressure on Ireland regarding liquidity. By forcing us to move from short term liquidy to cover the cost of desposit flight to a longer…

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Philosophers at War | Gianni Vattimo @ CLT

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Philosophers at War | Gianni Vattimo @ CLT Gianni Vattimo on the “Philosophers at War”, that is Messers Nancy, Badiou and, in this instance Singer, discussing the rights and wrongs of the “Western” military intervention…

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