Climate & Environment

Nobody wants permanent austerity, but the alternative is catastrophe

We are in an abusive relationship with capitalism, but it seems we are not willing to change a system that nurtures and threatens us

Moving with the herd: There are economists, journalists and others in positions of influence in Ireland who fully grasp our existential quandary, but they have mostly decided to keep schtum, knowing that taking a strong public position on this would be deeply unpopular. Picture: Shutterstock