Monthly Archives: November 2010

UNITE union – Reject: IMF/EU blighted budget, policy of “Generational Cleansing” by Emigration


Jimmy Kelly of UNITE, has sent a letter to opposition parties, calling on them to reject what he calls a “budget that would condemn Ireland to a blighted future of chronic unemployment”: UNITE’s 60,000 members in the Republic of Ireland … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: “Put Irish people first, before foreigners holding bonds”


Patrick J. Buchanan – a senior advisor to presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan, and three times candidate for US president – has this to say at The American Conservative magazine: … though the time of austerity has only just begun, … Continue reading

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Guido Fawkes: Decouple, Default, Devalue and Develop


From Guido Fawkes’ – Iceland Shows the Way Forward for Ireland: Under this plan 20 cents of every euro of Irish taxes will go to pay the interest on the bank bail-out debts. The Irish bail-out plan will cost €54,800 … Continue reading

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Cancelled: Sat. Dec. 4 – major protest @Leinster House on budget day next Tue. 7 Dec.


March cancelled but you can still make your voice heard Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, connected with the severe weather conditions, the March Against Cuts has been cancelled.  However, you can still make your voice heard by signing our … Continue reading

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Mon. Dec. 6, 1pm, Molesworth St. Dublin – EU Commission Office


   

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Tue. 7 Dec. 5:30pm, St. Stephens Green North, opposite Shelbourne Hotel – Wolfe Tone statue


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David McWilliams: Debt-for-Equity, not IMF Madness


From David McWilliams – Pouring More Cash Down Banking Black Hole Is Theft: There is no hope of Ireland ever being able to repay this amount. Nominally, if there is a large growth of inflation in the European and Irish … Continue reading

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Irish Central: Off With Their Heads


From Cahir O’Doherty, Irish Central – If Ireland Can’t Pay, Ireland Shouldn’t Pay: …in Ireland our homegrown golden circle, the men who walk between the raindrops no matter how bad the economic weather, can privatize their profits and socialize their … Continue reading

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Mike “Mish” Shedlock: Vote Bums Out & Tell EU, IMF to Go to Hell


From Mike “Mish” Shedlock, in his Global Economic Analysis blog entry – and very apt cartoon – To Ireland with Love – “IMF’s Trojan Horse Gift to Ireland – I believe we have all heard the story and know how … Continue reading

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Republican TV, episode 2


Republican TV, For people who question the consensus for cuts in Ireland, or just find a video of Enda Kenny walking down a street with Boney M music playing in the background, entertaining…

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Republican TV, episode 1


As featured on The Exiled‘s own Ames-Levine List! “What America Needs: A Real Republican Party Like Sinn Féin“ Republican TV offers uncensored Irish Republican news. In this episode, Gerry Adams briefly explains the fundamental difference between Sinn Féin’s plan to … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: It doesn’t have to be this way


From Nobel Memorial Economics Prize winner, Paul Krugman in the New York Times – “Eating the Irish“: Most people know Swift as the author of “Gulliver’s Travels.” But recent events have me thinking of his 1729 essay “A Modest Proposal,” … Continue reading

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Iceland: better off because banks failed, currency devalued – Bloomberg


From Bloomberg: Iceland’s President Olafur R. Grimsson said his country is better off than Ireland thanks to the government’s decision to allow the banks to fail two years ago and because the krona could be devalued…

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The Yes Men


To all those who voted “Yes” to the Lisbon Treaty: How is that “Jobs, Investment, and Recovery” working out for you? Feeling better, altogether? Answers on a polling card, please, to the following…

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Ó Snodaigh: Irish Lucky Luciano’s Burned Down Sugar Industry


Before the Irish Independent finally caught up on the wholesale scam and the massive criminal torch-job that was the trashing of the Irish Sugar industry (by gangsters in suits who tried to blame the EU), Martin Ferris and Aengus Ó … Continue reading

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Guest Post: This is not a recovery plan – it is a destruction plan.


This four-year plan from a two-month government is farcical and a complete distraction. Our structural deficit can be dealt with – not in the way this plan suggests, but through the measures that we set out in our pre-budget submission. … Continue reading

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Billy Blog: Bail Out – of the Euro


Via The Nation: from “Billy Blog” by Bill Mitchell, Research Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), at the University of Newcastle, NSW Australia – The Sick Celtic Tiger Getting Sicker: The problem … Continue reading

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Luke Kelly: For What died the Sons of Róisín? Was it Greed?


For what died the sons of Róisín? Was it fame? For what died the sons of Róisín? Was it fame? For what flowed Ireland’s blood And rivers that began when Brian chased the Dane And did not cease nor has … Continue reading

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People’s Movement: Loss of Sovereignty & Crocodile Tears


From Peoples’ News: News digest of the Peoples’ Movement, No.38, Nov. 24, 2010: Loss of sovereignty ALL the crocodile tears being shed for the current episode of “sovereignty loss” would be a bit less nauseating if they were accompanied by … Continue reading

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Mike “Mish” Shedlock: IMF will screw citizens, bail out bondholders


From Mike “Mish” Shedlock at Global Economic Analysis: Can the IMF “Help” Anyone? …”help” goes to the creditor nations who would otherwise bear the risk of a default by the debtors… …the IMF will not help Ireland. Instead, the IMF … Continue reading

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Technical Engineering & Electrical Union: civil disobedience campaign


From the TEEU website via Brian Whelan / Yahoo Ireland: 20th November – TEEU delegates vote overwhelmingly for emergency motion to support ICTU march on November 27th and civil disobedience campaign if Government does not call election…

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Bloomberg: Bust Is Better Than Bailout


From Mathew Lynn at Bloomberg: It’s not too late. The request for aid may have been made. The negotiations may have started. But Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen can still refuse a bailout from the European Union and the International … Continue reading

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Mike “Mish” Shedlock: Irish Government sold its citizens into debt slavery


From Mike “Mish” Shedlock’s Global Economic Analysis blog: Today the Irish Government sold its citizens into debt slavery by agreeing to guarantee stupid loans made by German, British, and US banks. Those loans fueled one of the biggest property bubbles … Continue reading

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Irish Independent: Greencore’s Enablers Shafted Irish Agriculture


From John Shirley at The Irish Independent: In the midst of our worst financial crisis and with the IMF in town, we got only spin and codology from cabinet ministers Ahern and Dempsey. Alongside this came the revelation from the … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Ireland: “the stories the media won’t tell you”


From Brian Whelan at Yahoo! Ireland – this entire article is a must read: Ireland’s economic and political crisis has continued to develop at such a pace that many stories are being entirely missed by the nation’s media. Discontent with … Continue reading

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