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Global inflation masks home-grown problems

Rory O'Farrell 24/01/2022

Last week, a friend felt somewhat flushed and wondered if it was a fever due to COVID-19 or simply the unusually warm weather outside. Fortunately, a …

Rise in inflation should not last

Paul Sweeney 13/01/2022

A year ago here on Progressive Economy, I asked if inflation was about to take off. Regrettably it has. The Irish Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to …

Travellers in Ireland continue to face discrimination and racism

07/12/2021

Travellers in Ireland continue to face discrimination and racism both in their day to day lives and on a systemic level. Despite continuous hard work …

Supply and demand in housing

Robert Sweeney 19/10/2021

With the ongoing affordability problem, Housing for All, the recent budget, and more the housing issue isn’t going away any time soon. A regular …

French presidential elections of 2022

13/10/2021

From Marine Le Pen and Jean-Luc Mélenchon to Yannick Jadot, the French presidential elections which will take place in April 2022, certainly do not …

Post-pandemic Recovery and the Green Transition

09/08/2021

First published  in Social Europe by László Andor, Secretary General of The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)  The …

Only bold political vision will prepare the public for climate change

Shana Cohen 05/08/2021

The recent climate catastrophes and human cost, the revelations about Pegasus cybersecurity, and the billionaires’ space race all reflect the …

Our young people are still waiting for the great leap forward

Sean McCabe 29/07/2021

Ambition is in the eye of the beholder At a recent roundtable meeting with EU decision makers on the EU’s new Fit for 55 climate package, one …

The real reasons Ireland is against a 15% minimum corporate tax rate

Jim Stewart 23/07/2021

This article first appeared on Euronews on 16 July 2021 A total of 131 countries representing more than 90% of global GDP are celebrating a …

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