much of the trouble has been caused by speculators seeking profit, who should be distinguished from investors seeking safety for their capital. All the gold currencies have suffered from their operations, though, of course, they only become dangerous when they are given an opening by unbalanced budgets, economic strains, political unrest or other conditions which […]
Archive for November, 2011
This was two weeks ago:
The Minister for Trade and Development Jan O’Sullivan TD today (Tuesday 8 November 2011) announced the opening of a new Enterprise Ireland office in Johannesburg in South Africa, along with a number of new contracts and business expansions by Irish companies operating in the region. The announcements were made during […]
I’m pretty sick of the regular news cycle talking about the Eurozone crisis, and the various bits of leaked info from the upcoming budget. Is it necessary to talk about the public sector cuts, cuts in the Welfare budget or VAT increases as if somehow there is an argument that this is being done to […]
Was up in Dublin to facilitate a workshop on the direction and purpose of NAMA and possibilities for resistance. It went well, and afterwards I took off for a ramble around town, ending up on Harcourt Road where I snapped this picture.
I sat down at my desk today and drew up a rough plan for a book on money, credit and banking in Ireland.
It’s doubtful if the finished thing will relate to this at all, but for me the drawing of a map of themes and ideas is just a way of marking the start […]
[UPDATE: I’ve received access details for an online academic library. Just to say thanks both for the details and for the numerous emails and messages I received with regard to this request. It is much appreciated. Cheers.]
I’ve started into the background reading and research into my next book, which will be an exploration of money, […]
Mick O’Brion and myself will be facilitating a workshop on NAMA this Sunday @4pm, at the DIY Skillshare & Activism festival, Wesley House, Leeson Park, D6.
more details on the festival here.