Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: When losers from globalisation outnumber the winners, expect changes

Stephen Kinsella: When losers from globalisation outnumber the winners, expect changes

Exit polls from last week’s US elections show the divide clearly

Stephen Kinsella: Trump's victory strengthens forces of populism

Stephen Kinsella: Trump's victory strengthens forces of populism

Trump's election emboldens those who favour de-globalisation which is not good news for Ireland, writes Stephen Kinsella

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

The British media has turned on the only steady hand in the post-Brexit confusion

The fatal flaw of the populist approach

The fatal flaw of the populist approach

Despite their promises, populists don’t do things differently when in power, as they have to operate within the same constraints as everyone else

Anti-Social Partnership: Ireland's fractious industrial relationship

Anti-Social Partnership: Ireland's fractious industrial relationship

Stephen Kinsella, Susan Mitchell, Michael Brennan and Francesca Comyn on Ireland's public sector pay problem

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Everyone conveniently forgot that five years ago we were looking at swingeing tax increases

Budget 2017: Will Noonan raid the sweet shop at last?

Budget 2017: Will Noonan raid the sweet shop at last?

It’s not a fiscal space - it’s a sweetie space

A witty history of crisis in the Square Mile

A witty history of crisis in the Square Mile

Crash Bang Wallop: The Inside Story of London’s Big Bang and a Financial Revolution that Changed the World

Guess who’s paying for the pay increase?

Guess who’s paying for the pay increase?

The increased wage deal represents a bailout of Dublin Bus workers by their customers

Stephen Kinsella: Households can give Dublin Bus no more

Stephen Kinsella: Households can give Dublin Bus no more

Bus drivers deserve to share in the spoils of a return to profitability, but it needs to be within reason

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Premiums should have been higher in the past, but weren’t, because of poor business decisions made by fee-hungry insurance companies

Stephen Kinsella: Forget Apple - with investment funds, you ain’t seen nothing yet

Stephen Kinsella: Forget Apple - with investment funds, you ain’t seen nothing yet

The Central Bank is probing €300bn in assets owned by foreign investment funds – some of which, through a loophole, pay no tax at all

Helping the global elite to get even richer

Helping the global elite to get even richer

Finance, The Rise and Fall of Nations Ten Rules of Change in the Post-Crisis World, By Ruchir Sharma, Allen Lane, €34

Stephen Kinsella: Is there a whole barrel of Apples?

Stephen Kinsella: Is there a whole barrel of Apples?

Due to our ‘tax haven lite’ status, the current case could be the first of many

Stephen Kinsella: The true cost of scrapping an ‘almost perfect’ tax

Stephen Kinsella: The true cost of scrapping an ‘almost perfect’ tax

Ditch the USC and the middle classes will still have to stump up the cost of the spending increases we need