Society turns a blind eye to the costs of inequality

For a fleeting moment last Thursday, RTE’s Morning Ireland focused on the most serious social problem in this country.

30th August, 2008

For a fleeting moment last Thursday, RTE’s Morning Ireland focused on the most serious social problem in this country.

Along with most of the media, RTE pays almost no attention to this phenomenon and, as a consequence, the political class pays no attention either.

There’s a lot of emoting about crime, especially and persistently by RTE - always vastly overblown, vastly misrepresented and deeply political.

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