Category Archives: Audio/Video

Video: What will happen if we vote no?


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Update: Vincent Browne vs. “The Condescending Euro Prick”


Via: Mish – Irish Journalist Hounds ECB Official Regarding Irish Taxpayer Bailout of French and German Banks; Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing – Irish journalist humiliates EuroBank technocrat who won’t stop ducking hard questions; Max Keiser – Vincent Browne v … Continue reading

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[correction]”The Debt Generation’s” David Malone: Talk, Q&A – Saturday 22nd/Oct. (evening) in Dublin


From his Golem XIV blog: Great thanks to Seanán Kerr who is busy arranging a talk, Q&A and perhaps a panel discussion on Saturday 22nd (evening) in Dublin. I will give you more details as they are confirmed. But for now … Continue reading

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Liberty/SIPTU: “Unfit to be President? If that’s the case, what about Dev and the rest?*” (Robert Ballagh)


Liberty: Presidential election. OCTOBER 2011 9 Unfit to be President? If that’s the case, what about Dev and the rest?* Artist Robert Ballagh argues that those who bemoan the entry of Martin McGuinness into the Presidential race are suffering from … Continue reading

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On Vincent Browne: Marshall Auerback – Will Greece Default? Should Ireland Leave the Euro?


http://www.tv3.ie/videos.php?video=40371&locID=1.65.169 Tonight with Vincent Browne Thu 22 Sept: 11.05pm Vincent and his panel of guests debate whether Ireland should abandon the Euro.

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Debtocracy


For those who missed the screening of this important documentary by the Progressive Film Club last Saturday: People’s Movement · 25 Shanowen Crescent · Dublin 9 · http://www.people.ie · 087 2308330 · post (at) people (dot) ie   Progressive Film … Continue reading

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UPDATE – The Rain Stopped Play; London Riots – “we’re at the start of something, not the end” (Irish Central); Global Civil Unrest


Irish Central – What’s behind the London riots? – VIDEOS: Britain… just had the coldest July for 50 years. Like Ireland, the ordinary working class folk there are settling in to a hard diet of austerity, rising taxes and biting … Continue reading

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“It’s as if Finance has become the new mode of warfare… Neofeudalism – that’s what the European Central Bank is all about” – Michael Hudson


IMF the Economic Hangman “It’s as if Finance has become the new mode of warfare” Michael on the Keiser Report, discussing the role of finance in the EU debt crisis. How does Wall St and the IMF fit into the … Continue reading

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Update: Professor Morgan Kelly @ Kilkenny Arts Festival, Hubert Butler Lecture


From Kilkenny Arts Festival, Hubert Butler Lecture @ Soundcloud.com: On a fateful night in September 2008, the former government urgently needed some good advice. “Astonishingly,” wrote Richard Tol in The Irish Times, they “knocked on David McWilliams’s door.” Many people … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Israel… Bibi Shake! Shake!


Bibi Shake! Shake! (Noy Alooshe Remix) Mondoweiss – Tent protests panic Netanyahu (and just might shake foundations of occupation); BBC – Israel suffers summer of economic discontent; Mondoweiss – Will Israel’s tent protesters awaken to the tents that came before … Continue reading

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Dr. Thomais Kakouli-Duarte, Economist Constantin Gurdgiev, Marian Harkin MEP present analyses & solutions on NewsTalk


From Newstalk’s The Wide Angle with Karen Coleman: Dr. Thomais Kakouli-Duarte, President of the Hellenic (Greek) Community of Ireland 2006-2011, Secretary of the Greek Orthodox Community in Ireland 2006-present, Lecturer & investigator at Institute of Technology Carlow; Economist Constantin Gurdgiev; … Continue reading

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Inmates of Rikers Island discuss the Eurozone Crisis with Strauss-Kahn (Saturday Night Live)


“You know who I feel sorry for? The Irish.”

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Quotable Quotes: “A bail-out is not possible and will not exist”


The euro has been a rock of stability, as illustrated by the contrasting fortunes of Iceland and Ireland. Richard Corbett, former British Labour Party MEP, 2009. Solidarity is possible, [and] will exist. A bail-out is not possible and will not … Continue reading

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“We are borrowing from tomorrow to pay for yesterday, forgetting about today” – Max Keiser in Ireland


Via Mish’s Global Economic Analysis blog, Max Keiser – Hotspots with Max Keiser; Ireland:

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And now for something completely different – Angry Tweets: 3 Big Pigs


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Video: VPRO/Dutch Public TV – Financial Derivatives / Banker Gambling


Featuring (English up to minute 5, and then after minute 10): Reggie Middleton, investor & blogger; Simon Johnson, economist; Matt Taibbi, journalist; From VPRO – Tegenlicht: Europese steden en dorpen in de houdgreep van zakenbanken 4/4 [“Backlight: European towns and … Continue reading

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Socrates Defeat does not preclude Greek victory against Germans


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Wales: Lammas off-grid eco-village


http://gu.com/p/2nmj3 Guardian – Lammas: The eco-village that lives off the grid – video Heydon Prowse visits the pioneering off-grid Lammas project in Pembrokeshire to learn how they blend green building technology and perma-culture economics to fuel a thriving community

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Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh ☘ Happy Saint Patrick’s Day


☘ In sympathy with the #IrishMinuteStand, there will be no postings on this site through March 17…

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Elderly German Lady Barred from Irish Pub


Via Irish Central: a softly-spoken elderly lady from the notorious itinerant German crime family of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (aka The Windsors) – with an address in the UK – has been banned from entering a Dublin pub. It is understood the ban … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Japanese Insurance (€43B) Less of a Financial Disaster than Irish Banks (€50B-€106B)


The Canadian Press – Japan’s quake, tsunami may cost insurance industry up to $60B [€43B], almost like Hurricane Katrina TheJournal.ie – Irish banks need €50bn, says Anglo chairman Vanity Fair, Michael Lewis – When Irish Eyes Are Crying: An Irish … Continue reading

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Michael D Higgins: “a floor of citizenship below which people will not be able to fall”


We hope Michael D’s fine words will be matched by Labour action…

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Oil (7): Robert Newman’s History of Oil


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David Harvey: the Financial Crisis (illustrated)


Via KirtiVasta – Harvey’s Illustration of the Financial Crisis…:

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Vincent Browne, Willie O’Dea & Michael Martin…


Via NewsWhip.ie

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