Monthly Archives For July 2012

This Time ‘Class Warfare’ Cry is True

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This Time ‘Class Warfare’ Cry is True The trouble that Romney is having now with his past association with Bain Capital, illustrates the class warfare at the heart of the economic crisis, and the structure…

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Raising the Floor

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In a previous post we looked at how our rich are richer than the rich of other European countries.  Our rich grab a higher proportion of disposable income.  That’s one side of the coin.  Let’s look…

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The Good, the Bad and the Curious

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What are to make of the CSO’s release of new GDP figures?  The Irish Times claimed it showed the domestic economy growing for the first time in two years.  The Independent claimed it put our targets at risk….

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Bathing the Rich

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Okay, so you’re not one of those who believe in soaking the rich.  But what about bathing?  A good bath is healthy for the body and the mind.  And the economy.  There are a number…

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Spanish Miners Battle Police Over Austerity

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Spanish Miners Battle Police Over Austerity VIDEO ESSAY: Spanish miners in the northwestern provinces of Asturias and Leon, armed with homemade rockets and slingshots, have been battling police in protest against government cuts, including a…

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Public V Private IFSC Dublin

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Public V Private IFSC Dublin This video piece  documents Uncommon Land’s photography flash mob in the IFSC area of Dublin on May 19th, 2012. The video piece was made using photographs and video footage taken by…

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