David McWilliams: What Dublin Bus workers can learn from Genghis Khan

When it comes to being a big economy in a small country, a tiny city in an ancient empire has much to teach us

11th September, 2016
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Striking Dublin Bus workers at Donnybrook bus depot in the south of the city: they argue they havent seen a pay rise in eight years Picture: Colllins

Sometimes it is good to look back at history in order to look forward. Since long before the Apple judgment, I have been trying to figure out what could be the economic model for Ireland in a globalised world of free trade, large-scale movements of people and free capital flows. The Apple judgment simply brings the issue to the fore. It focuses the mind.

In addition, although not always appreciated, there is a strong link...

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