Relying on the kindness of vultures

Morally it is wrong to outsource your problems. The human damage the vultures will cause is the direct consequence of a series of policy decisions. Some homes do need to be foreclosed upon, others worked out. The domestic policy system could do this, but has decided it won’t. This is why policy matters

25th February, 2018
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On November 8, 2010, UCD’s Professor Morgan Kelly wrote in the Irish Times: “The gathering mortgage crisis puts Ireland on the cusp of a social conflict on the scale of the Land War, but with one crucial difference. Whereas the Land War faced tenant farmers against a relative handful of mostly foreign landlords, the looming Mortgage War will pit recent house buyers against the majority of families who feel they worked hard and made sacrifices...

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