Tagged with: deregulation

Beacon South Quarter crisis reflects the worst of Turbo Capitalism

Paul Sweeney 16/03/2017

De-regulation, privatisation, outsourcing, low taxes, bad housing policy, speculation, regressive tax policy, and poor public services reflect turbo capitalism. This is the tragedy that is hitting many in the Beacon South Quarter. Apartment owners in this Sandyford office block will have to pay an average of €10,000 because of gross deficiencies …

How sub-prime bankers 'bought' financial de-regulation in the US

Paul Sweeney 07/05/2009

Paul Sweeney: De-regulation did not just happen. It was bought, partially! So much for the idea that the free marketeers won the battle for ideas …

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Paul Sweeney

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