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Hundreds of irish march in protest against cuts

November 5, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN INDEPENDENT.IE) With another dreaded Budget looming, people are already taking to the streets in protest. In Cork, more than 1,500 attended a rally aimed at highlighting the plight of 8,000 home help carers who have seen their pay and working hours slashed since 2009. In Dublin, around 100 parents and children marched to […]

“Financial servility and the education crisis in southern Europe”, by Antoni Verger

October 11, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN EDUCATION IN CRISIS) In Southern Europe, we are immersed in a deep financial crisis. This is largely due to greed within the banking sector in this hyper-liberalised financial system, a growth model highly dependent on speculation and the ‘bad government’ prevalent in the region that has tolerated, if not pro-actively fuelled, this erratic […]