May 26, 2012

Ireland Faces Choice Between Lucre & Liberty

Mary Kenny, The Guardian

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Austerity quite appeals to Irish Catholics: it's the obvious loss of sovereignty that troubles us.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Ireland


May 20, 2012
Ratcheting Up the Euro Crisis
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
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May 15, 2012
Who's Your Daddy? Germany, Apparently
Fintan O'Toole, Irish Times
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May 21, 2012
China's Lesson: Spending Binges of Little Use
Gordon Chang, Forbes
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