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Many Lessons from the Carrillion Collapse

Paul Sweeney 23/01/2018

Many Lessons from the Carrillion Collapse.¬† The collapse of the huge construction and outsourcing company, Carrillion, in Britain, has many lessons for policymakers in Europe. Carrillion was a child of the financialisation of the economy, of privatisation, of outsourcing, of too many sub-contractors, of additional costs, of precarious work, of …



Ireland has one of the Lowest Levels of 4G Availability in the World.

Paul Sweeney 16/12/2016

Ireland has one of the worst levels of 4G availability in the world. This is largely because of the privatisation of Eircom.¬†Ireland is 75th of the …

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