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Sometimes It’s the Little Things

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Yes, the Government has taken a sledge-hammer to the living standards of low and average income earners. But sometimes it’s the little things that expose the venality of policy – the unannounced, below-the-radar, buried-in-a-table-on-page-34-of-an-annex little…

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Some Pensioners Don’t Count

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The Government repeats the mantra – we didn’t touch pensions, we didn’t touch pensions. They’ve been saying that since the beginning of the crisis even though they have cut the incomes and living standards of…

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The People’s Budget

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UNITE has published their ‘People’s Budget’ – an alternative to the deflationary orthodoxy that retains its grip on the debate and strategy. The principles behind the strategy are a €15 billion investment programme to reverse…

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