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#Capitalism

# capitalism - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: We need to talk about capitalism
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# Column

Saoirse McHugh: We need to talk about capitalism

Nov 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 29,723 Views 102 Comments

There will be no climate justice until we move to a different economic system, writes Saoirse McHugh.

# capitalism - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
# Carlow Arts Festival
From TheJournal.ie
# Carlow Arts Festival

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,252 Views 24 Comments

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

# capitalism - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Poll: Will you start your Christmas shopping on Cyber Monday?
# Capitalism
From TheJournal.ie
# Capitalism

Poll: Will you start your Christmas shopping on Cyber Monday?

Nov 21st 2018, 9:25 AM 17,131 Views 35 Comments

Are you going to take advantage of the sales to get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping?

# capitalism - Sunday 9 April, 2017

11 ridiculous things you can actually buy that prove capitalism has gone too far
# Capitalism
From The Daily Edge
# Capitalism

11 ridiculous things you can actually buy that prove capitalism has gone too far

Apr 9th 2017, 9:30 PM 15,976 Views 6 Comments

Why do babies need all of these things?

# capitalism - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Here's what it's really like to work in an Irish factory
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Here's what it's really like to work in an Irish factory

Jul 26th 2015, 8:30 AM 5,904 Views 70 Comments

We sit in rows of five assembling, labelling and scanning. Most of us were not here a year ago and most of us will not be here a year from now.

# capitalism - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Pope Francis will make powerful enemies tomorrow by releasing a radical new document
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From TheJournal.ie
# Column

Pope Francis will make powerful enemies tomorrow by releasing a radical new document

Jun 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 117 Views 118 Comments

The pontiff is to issue a scathing papal encyclical directly linking rampant capitalism with irreversible environmental catastrophe and rising global inequality.

# capitalism - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)
# Money Money Money
From TheJournal.ie
# Money Money Money

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Jan 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 688 Views 181 Comments

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

# capitalism - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Column: The pain of debt is not quick – it is a ceiling that lowers inch by crucifying inch
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: The pain of debt is not quick – it is a ceiling that lowers inch by crucifying inch

Dec 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 101 Views 52 Comments

What is debt, and why do we all buy into this debt culture? Jillian Godsil discusses her own financial problems and the unsustainable status quo of modern Ireland.

# capitalism - Saturday 29 June, 2013

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother
# Futurist
From TheJournal.ie
# Futurist

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother

Jun 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 35,311 Views 39 Comments

Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.

# capitalism - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters
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From TheJournal.ie
# G8

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters

Jun 12th 2013, 7:46 AM 3,677 Views 23 Comments

A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.

# capitalism - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers
# Faux Pas
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# Faux Pas

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers

Feb 20th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,477 Views 64 Comments

“They get one hour for breaks and lunch, talk for three and work for three,” the head of a US company wrote in a letter.

# capitalism - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Our ‘green’ ideals fizzle out in the face of everyday life

Dec 29th 2012, 8:42 AM 36 Views 17 Comments

We may think we care about the environment – but our commitment stops as soon as we’re asked to pay, writes Dermot McNally.

# capitalism - Friday 28 December, 2012

China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation
# China
From TheJournal.ie
# China

China court orders Apple to pay compensation for copyright violation

Dec 28th 2012, 11:43 AM 7,344 Views 7 Comments

Apple has been ordered to pay €125,000 to eight writers for selling unlicensed books online.

# capitalism - Monday 17 September, 2012

Dozens arrested as Occupy Wall Street protests fall flat
# Occupy
From TheJournal.ie
# Occupy

Dozens arrested as Occupy Wall Street protests fall flat

Sep 17th 2012, 9:59 PM 10,042 Views 72 Comments

Demonstrators marked the one-year anniversary of the protests which spread worldwide last year but the movement appears to have lost steam.

# capitalism - Monday 13 August, 2012

Bank wins court order to evict Occupy Hong Kong activists
# Occupy
From TheJournal.ie
# Occupy

Bank wins court order to evict Occupy Hong Kong activists

Aug 13th 2012, 8:50 AM 2,339 Views 9 Comments

A court says a dozen or so protestors who have been in a public area under HSBC’s headquarters must be moved on.

# capitalism - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Column: It’s the end of our economy – and now we need an alternative
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: It’s the end of our economy – and now we need an alternative

Mar 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 82 Views 65 Comments

The economic crisis has caused severe hardship for many – but it has also exposed our financial system for the sham it is, writes Rob Heyland.

# capitalism - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Iranian president: 'The capitalist system is in decay'
# Capitalism
From TheJournal.ie
# Capitalism

Iranian president: 'The capitalist system is in decay'

Jan 12th 2012, 2:13 PM 1,999 Views 33 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on a friendly trip around Latin America visiting leftist leaders who share his animosity towards the US.

# capitalism - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Poll: Are the 'Occupy' protests a good thing?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Are the 'Occupy' protests a good thing?

Nov 3rd 2011, 10:18 AM 3,770 Views 80 Comments

The anti-capitalist protests in cities around the world are still going strong – but what do you think of them? Tell us here…

# capitalism - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Occupy Wall Street protests continue - and draw overseas attention
# Occupy Wall Street
From TheJournal.ie
# Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street protests continue - and draw overseas attention

Oct 13th 2011, 10:14 AM 662 Views 11 Comments

The protests against corporate greed have drawn comment from the leader of Iran, who said they show how “US capitalism is on the verge of collapse”.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Oct 13th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,634 Views 14 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# capitalism - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Column: Social welfare should not spark social warfare
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Social welfare should not spark social warfare

Oct 11th 2011, 8:12 AM 41 Views 64 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s new columnist Lisa McInerney argues that we need to continue giving a leg-up to those worst hit by the recession – even if it means carrying a few benefits scoundrels along the way.

# capitalism - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Occupy Wall Street protests spread across US
# Occupy Wall Street
From TheJournal.ie
# Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street protests spread across US

Oct 4th 2011, 11:14 AM 671 Views 13 Comments

As the protests enter their 18th day in New York, demonstrations against corporate greed also spread to LA, Portland, Maine, Boston, St Louis and Kansas City.

# capitalism - Monday 15 August, 2011

Mark McGovern's debt mounting daily in San Francisco
# Gaelic Football
# Gaelic Football

Mark McGovern's debt mounting daily in San Francisco

Aug 15th 2011, 12:29 PM 1,010 Views 18 Comments

Fermanagh’s Mark McGovern, the Gaelic footballer who suffered a serious brain injury while playing in San Francisco, has amassed over $1.1m in debt over the course of his five weeks in intensive care.

# capitalism - Friday 5 August, 2011

F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012
# Capitalism
# Capitalism

F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012

Aug 5th 2011, 4:12 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has announced that Formula One will return to Bahrain in November of next year. The decision has not been without its critics.

# capitalism - Sunday 31 July, 2011

A crash course in everything Economics – Part 2
# Easy Economics
From TheJournal.ie
# Easy Economics

A crash course in everything Economics – Part 2

Jul 31st 2011, 3:00 PM 771 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Kinsella’s new book, QuickWin ECONOMICS, answers 100 questions you might have on the subject. In this excerpt: What happens to demand for gin when the price of tonic changes?

# capitalism - Sunday 27 March, 2011

North Korea sends 12 officials to USA to learn about capitalism
# North Korea
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# North Korea

North Korea sends 12 officials to USA to learn about capitalism

Mar 27th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,063 Views 0 Comments

Is North Korea trying to ease the way for a transition of power from Kim Jong-il to his son Jung-un?

# capitalism - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars
# Hugo
From The Daily Edge
# Hugo

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:30 PM 1,324 Views 0 Comments

Venezuela’s socialist president also warned that the West was trying to plunder Libya’s natural resources.