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Does Wealth Trickle Down?

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Speaking in relation to loyalist paramilitary decommissioning, First Minister, Peter Robinson, stated recently that devolution should benefit working class loyalist communities as much as it does the ‘business community’. According to Mr Robinson “Devolution isn’t…

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The Assumptions Behind the NAMA Bonds

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Below is the Brian Lucey interview on Morning Ireland (6:40 mins in) and the full speech given last night by Joan Burton as part of the NAMA debate. As pointed out by Karl Whelan it…

 
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The Nirvana of NAMA

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Donagh writes: As Nat O’Connor on Progressive Economy pointed out, the NAMA Bill does not define what ‘systemically important’ means, when it states: “The Minister shall not designate an applicant credit institution as a participating…

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War in Prada-ise!

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Even the Devil Wear Prada! How would you feel as a true-born pious devout Spanish nobleman to learn that when you die your God-given title will be inherit by a woman?  More than likely you…

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