Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Paying the price for free education

Stephen Kinsella: Paying the price for free education

Our education system cannot continue as it is - an income-contingent loan structure isn’t the worst solution

Brexit: The Dickensian repercussions of Britain’s decision to leave the EU

Brexit: The Dickensian repercussions of Britain’s decision to leave the EU

British citizens will soon realise that the Brexit vote was a vote for a smaller, poorer, less influential Britain

Stephen Kinsella: Fearing for our fiscal future after Brexit

Stephen Kinsella: Fearing for our fiscal future after Brexit

Will 5,000 barrow boys from the City of London decamping to the IFSC really help the post-Brexit Irish economy?

Stephen Kinsella: Fiscal space. What fiscal space?

Stephen Kinsella: Fiscal space. What fiscal space?

The Irish government has just delivered its summer economic statement. The numbers will now have to be revised

Brexit’s benefits are an illusion. The cost is not

Brexit’s benefits are an illusion. The cost is not

The European project’s mission is to prevent wars and create collaboration

New bodies are there to prevent TDs from pledging too much

New bodies are there to prevent TDs from pledging too much

We are back full circle to 2002 - but we have spending rules now

Life and death: At mercy of the market

Life and death: At mercy of the market

There are more rational ways to decide who gets resources, and who does not

Stephen Kinsella: There is a recovery in employment

Stephen Kinsella: There is a recovery in employment

It is real and it’s not just confined to the capital

Stephen Kinsella: Coveney faces uphill battle to speed up rate at which things usually happen here

Stephen Kinsella: Coveney faces uphill battle to speed up rate at which things usually happen here

There’s a chance for joined up thinking - and a chance to change the face of the country

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

A yes result will be as painful for Ireland as for Britain, writes Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: Why I signed the tax haven open letter

Stephen Kinsella: Why I signed the tax haven open letter

The diversion of profits displaces economic activity and compounds economic inequality

An excoriation of Europe’s elites from a Greek prophet

An excoriation of Europe’s elites from a Greek prophet

Non-fiction; And the Weak Suffer ; What They Must?; By Yanis Varoufakis ; Bodley Head, €23

Stephen Kinsella: Even with €3.2 billion more to play with, we can’t do everything

Stephen Kinsella: Even with €3.2 billion more to play with, we can’t do everything

Is it enough to solve our problems? No, it is not.

The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

Someone has to pay to fix Ireland’s water problems. That someone is us

Bermuda triangle of competitiveness

Bermuda triangle of competitiveness

The simplest way to tell the story is not always the right one. Forget the debate over lowering wages – our capital spending needs to rise