Sunday August 9, 2020

Nama, Kafka and the trial of our public sector

The foundation of the latest industrial unrest lies in housing – and the blame lies squarely at the door of the government

6th November, 2016
The housing crisis is leading us into a Kafkaesque nightmare

Make no mistake about it, the series of public sector strikes that we have experienced – and are about to see more of – are entirely linked to housing. The fact that middle-ranking public sector workers can’t, or at least don’t feel that they can, afford to live in this country is at the root of the latest industrial unrest.

For the government, the message should be clear: fix housing and...

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