By Stefan Wallaschek My current research interest starts with a basic question: What does solidarity mean? This concept is used quite often – but in regard to different topics: the welfare state is attributed as a solidarity mechanism, trade unions … Continue reading
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SPIRe’s Dr. Andy Storey shares some post-referendum thoughts of what the “Yes” vote means for the alternative to the debt and austerity programme in a posting at the Transnational Institute.
By Dr. Samuel Brazys Renowned US economist Lawrence Summers adds his voice to the European “austerity” vs. “growth” debate in a recent Financial Times piece that is correct in recognizing that the sovereign situation in Greece is different from other … Continue reading
With austerity-mongers looking for further turnips to squeeze, foreign aid appears to be a natural choice with a budget in Ireland of over €650 million in 2011. The debate over contemporary foreign aid funding essentially boils down to a discussion … Continue reading