[In a recent interview with DCTV I said that the American TV drama, The Wire, had a huge influence on the structure and approach I undertook when writing Sins of the Father. I first put up this post on 13 October 2009, and I think already you can see the basic thesis of the book. […]
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[From Solidarity Books]
Solidarity Books is pleased to present a talk and book launch by Conor McCabe (of the blog “Dublin Opinion) on his new book, “Sins of the Father”.
The talk, which will be on the general thesis of the book – tracing the decisions that shaped the Irish economy over the last eight decades and […]
More details to follow but I’m going to be speaking in Cork next week.
Solidarity Books is on Douglas Street, Cork.
The talk, which will be on the general thesis of the book - tracing the decisions that shaped the Irish economy and the 2008 guarantee - will begin at 8pm, Tuesday 19 July.
Worldbystorm of Cedarlounge has just put up a post on The Just Society. I want to focus on a particular aspect of that document, one which ties in with the present banking crisis.
On pages 10 to 12 of the document, the authors concern themselves with Irish banking and monetary policy.
They noted that ‘neither the […]
I’ve been praising this book since I first came across it about three years ago.
It is a hard book to track down, but in terms of Irish left-wing analysis I believe it to be essential reading.
To quote from p.18, where Eipper outlines the macro framework he brings to bear on his study of the […]
Not only does the pamphlet make the case for the public ownership of Ireland’s natural resources, it is co-signed by Pat Rabbitte as well.
Pat Rabbitte is currently the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
It can be read below or downloaded as a PDF by right-clicking here.
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Recent developments highlight the remarkable contrast which has existed for almost a century-and-a-half between the fortunes of the Irish banking system and of Irish society. Few banking systems in the world have enjoyed such protracted, unbroken prosperity as the Irish banking system. By contrast, no country in the world can match Ireland’s record of political […]