IF the Greek crisis shows international capitalism in its very worst light then the scandalous treatment of Clerys workers by that company’s new owners is a perfect example of the abuse of financial power at a domestic level. Yesterday the High Court confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to the company which once operated Clerys.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Recent articles by Shaun Connolly and Alison O’Connor regarding the scrapping of Lone Parents’ Allowance were admirable, points pertaining to this latest attack on vulnerable people by “Cruella” and the Labour Party were well made.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
TWO sobering but illustrative events played out simultaneously yesterday. Each showed how powerless democratically elected, supposedly sovereign, governments can be in the face of unflinching international creditors or too-big-to-fail banks tottering towards collapse asking — demanding if you prefer — that they be rescued with public funds.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Founded in 2009 with the aim of creating a pillow that would be impervious to infection, Gabriel Scientific has seen its hermetically sealed pillow used in hospitals around Europe, but is not resting on its laurels and has ambitious growth plans, writes Trish Dromey
Mon, 21 May, 2012