Friday September 18, 2020

Property: here we go again

Politicians are happy to preside over a lopsided economy that results in a divided society, writes David McWilliams.

1st June, 2014
David McWilliams.

Last week, there was lots of talk about individual politicians but, in truth, these people – although mostly well-intentioned - don’t actually matter in terms of the economy. All the main Irish parties believe in the same economic orthodoxy, so in a sense they are irrelevant. Remember, it was economic orthodoxy that got us into this mess, so it’s hardly the most likely route out of the crisis.

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