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WorldbyStorm - 12:55 Fri Sep 20, 2019
From the Guardian during the week the news comes that: More than a million workers in Britain do not receive any of the holiday pay they are guaranteed by law, according to a report exposing the scale of violations in the UK jobs market. Perhaps predictably these figures come while there is a rise in […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:57 Fri Sep 20, 2019
An unexpected source for a pretty sound observation this last weekend in the IT. Where it is noted: This incessant [school] fundraising is necessary because the funding per pupil, known as the capitation grant, has never been restored to the pre-recession levels of ?200 per child.   Second-level schools complain, with complete justification, that their capitation […]A
WorldbyStorm - 08:55 Fri Sep 20, 2019
Having mentioned this yesterday it?s funny reading this linked to in comments on Slugger and reflecting upon Micheál Martin?s complaints about Irish government megaphone diplomacy in recent years. Consider the following: Stormont?s First Minister has aimed a stinging broadside at the Government?s all-Ireland Brexit forum, insisting she had better things to do than listen to […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:44 Thu Sep 19, 2019
Anyone see the following: The Ulster Unionist leader, Robin Swann, said that the meeting between Mr Johnson and Mr Juncker ?did not give cause for optimism?. ?There should be more genuine, intensive engagement underway about a replacement for the backstop as the clock counts down towards the 31st October,? he said, ?otherwise the inevitable outcome […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:23 Thu Sep 19, 2019
Thanks to Conor Kostick for forwarding the following: Athy Event Programme Oct 5 labour in the Struggle for IndependenceA
WorldbyStorm - 12:07 Thu Sep 19, 2019
Gewerkschaftler suggested this recently: I suggest this blog should have a regular (weekly) slot where people can post happenings at the personal or political level that gives them hope that we?re perhaps not going to hell in a handbasket as quickly as we thought. Or as the phlegmatic Germans put it ?hope dies last?. Any […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:41 Thu Sep 19, 2019
Depressing to see Micheál Martin indulging in rather specious attacks on the government?s handling of Brexit. He claims that: Micheál Martin has criticised the Government?s early handling of Brexit negotiations, saying he would have resisted the temptation to ?lord it over the British? and adopted a ?less triumphalist? approach. He argues that: ?I think myself […]A
WorldbyStorm - 07:44 Thu Sep 19, 2019
Anyone had the feeling that the DUP seem a bit rattled this last few days. They certainly seem to be back-pedalling on their previous rhetoric in regard to Dublin. Not least in the following: Ms Foster is in Dublin as the guest speaker at a Dublin Chamber function. She said those who question the stance […]A
WorldbyStorm - 11:28 Wed Sep 18, 2019
This from the Guardian a while back, which I missed, is good. Kevin O?Rourke, professor of economic history at Oxford notes that: …there seems to be a common assumption that the absence of checks on goods crossing frontiers is the default state of the world and that the existence of border controls is a weird […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:06 Wed Sep 18, 2019
Some will find this, from the Morning Star, and Kevin McCorry of the People’s Movement (and NICRA) which fairly explicitly seems to argue that the Republic should leave the European Union raises a range of questions. This is a particularly intriguing statement: But if there are new Irish border problems arising at this time, they […]A

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