Category: Democratic accountability


Surely we can do better than this?

Slí Eile 28/05/2009

Sli Eile: Writing in the Irish Times, Michael Casey a former chief economist with the Central Bank argues that a ‘Change of Government will not …

Transparency in practice

Paul Sweeney 06/05/2009

Paul Sweeney: Openness and transparency is all the rage…. in theory. But on some places it is being practiced. Under the new administration in the …

'We've screwed up - that's the truth'

Slí Eile 04/05/2009

Sli Eile: ‘We’ve screwed up – that’s the truth’ – so writes Professor Ray Kinsella of the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School in the …

Who is Lawrence Summers?

David Jacobson 10/04/2009

David Jacobson: A New York Times article on 3rd April reveals that Lawrence H. Summers, top economic advisor to Obama, earned millions of dollars …

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Paul Sweeney

Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.  He is a …

Alicja Bobek

Alicja Bobek has a PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin, an MA in Sociology and …

Robert Sweeney

Robert Sweeney is a policy analyst at TASC and focuses on issues surrounding Irish …