Wednesday April 1, 2020

David shapes up to Goliath

Other administrations are following Greece’s lead, and saying ‘No’ to austerity. But as resistance grows, so too does the EU’s intransigence

7th June, 2015
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Something important is happening in Belfast and Athens. Sinn Féin and Syriza are taking a stand against austerity.

Contrary to the lazy commentary of some, this is not a case of weak governments unwilling to take hard decisions.

It is a rare example of politics with backbone, of politicians honouring their election pledges.

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