Austerity

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) congratulates Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue
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Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A procession of demonstrators marched in front of the statue of the Republic with trade union flags and banners calling for struggle on December 19, 2019, the fifteenth day of a national strike.
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Jon Queally, staff writer
"If we measure the wrong thing," warns Joseph Stiglitz, "we will do the wrong...

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In a citizens’ "act of defiance" to rescue the homeless from Dublin's cold streets, a radical coalition of homeless people, trade unionists, activists and hundreds of volunteers have claimed an empty building and turned it into housing for 40 people. Organizers say the direct action reflects a re-awakened sense of social justice in a country battered by austerity and inequality - one in which, "People are leading where the Government has failed."