Labour, inequality and the forest of placards

Labour, inequality and the forest of placards
Pat Rabbitte

Government policy has tackled inequality in the face of the worst economic crisis in our history. That is simply a fact.

If they didn’t already know, delegates to this weekend’s Labour Party Conference in Killarney will have learned what former Labour leader, Eamon Gilmore, meant when in 2011 he warned they would come to the annual conference through “a forest of placards”.

In the face of the most devastating economic crisis in the history of this state, the party has survived a hurricane for four years in government. As economic recovery beckons, the mood is...

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