Thursday February 20, 2020

A house of cards in a constant state of collapse

A sense of hopelessness was in the air last Thursday, with the announcement that the proposed Children's Hospital at the Mater site had been refused planning permission.

26th February, 2012
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'Flexibility' in labour markets means flexibility to fire workers on the limpest of pretexts, or on no pretext at all.

A sense of hopelessness was in the air last Thursday. The announcement that the proposed Children's Hospital at the Mater site had been refused planning permission, on such palpably foreseeable grounds, confirmed the comprehensive ineptitude of the former government.

Not to be outdone, also last Thursday, the present government launched its Pathways To Work programme, founded on the fantasy that 100,000 jobs will fall from the heavens by 2016 - plus the menace aimed at...

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