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Challenges of Indignation

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This is the third of three translations of pieces that appeared originally on the Spanish blog Madrilonia.org. All three were translated by Liz Mason-Deese. This article was originally published on May 31st, 2012. The 15M is very alive, we…

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Austerity Works

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It’s time to stop saying austerity doesn’t work. It works very well. It is designed to support incomes. Greece, for example, has just paid 400 million euro to Kenneth Dart, a man whose fortune was made…

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The Regressive Season

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Following on from the Household Charge debacle the Government intends to introduce (a) water meter installation charges, (b) water metering charges, (c) residential property charges.  This is a heavy agenda of new charges and taxes. …

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Welcome to the Inequality Cycle

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This was originally written for Progressive-Economy.ie We are now starting to get data to assess just who in society is getting hit and who is getting by.  Of course, we know about unemployment rates, deprivation…

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