Controversy aplenty for us, but nothing ever changes

If it is possible to divert attention from events in Mauritius, there are a few matters deserving fleeting notice, writes Vincent Browne.

14th July, 2012
Controversy aplenty for us, but nothing ever changes
The poor will have to pay. That will cause even more inequality and, in turn, even more premature deaths.

If it is possible to divert attention from events in Mauritius, there are a few matters deserving fleeting notice. Among them is the state of the economy.

(Incidentally, by what criteria did RTE justify the incessant coverage of this murder trial at very considerable expense to the taxpayer, compared, for instance, to the 5,000 premature deaths annually caused by the scale of inequality here?)

Although the CSO figures seem all over the place, what is clear...

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