Wednesday June 3, 2020

What is so dangerous about Paul Murphy?

To Middle Ireland, he’s the bogeyman of the extreme left. But to his growing support base, Paul Murphy is someone who’s telling the truth about late capitalism and its effects on modern society

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

18th March, 2018

Paul Murphy wants to confiscate your wealth. He wants to take state control of health, housing, construction, education, manufacturing, green energy and even the pharmaceutical industry. He wants to double corporation tax. He wants to raise taxes for millionaires and close off tax loopholes. He wants to nationalise the banks and the financial sector. He wants to hand power to workers’ councils to help make decisions on the economy. And, after ten years of crippling...

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