Monthly Archives For December 2011

The Jobs Destruction Budget (Part 1)

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Despite the Taoiseach’s 17 references to jobs in his national address last night, the budget presented this afternoon will cut out between 15,000 and 20,000 jobs from the economy next year.  In other words, there…

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Euro Ain’t Going Nowhere


The vote yesterday to extend the bank guarantee for another year, combined with the reassuring statement from Michael Noonan that its impossible to forecast when the bank guarantee scheme will end, confirms Jim Stewart‘s prognosis that…

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The Cowardice of the Irish Times


Update: The Irish Times has apologised….to the Communications Clinic. And the courage of The Irish Times publishes an article by Kate Fitzgerald, published anonymously, which they obviously are perfectly happy with. The editor is…

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Holidaying with Leo


According to the CSO, there is a growing number of people experiencing deprivation (read here and here for a full discussion of this on Progressive-Economy). In fact, nearly one-in-four of the population suffer two or more instances…

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