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#Capitalism

# capitalism - Saturday 18 May, 2019

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

# capitalism - Sunday 9 April, 2017

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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 G8

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains images

Occupy Wall Street protests continue - and draw overseas attention

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”.

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Nine things to know this morning…

# capitalism - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Column: Social welfare should not spark social warfare

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 This post contains images

Occupy Wall Street protests spread across US

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

From The42 Mark McGovern's debt mounting daily in San Francisco Gaelic Football

Mark McGovern's debt mounting daily in San Francisco

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

From The42 F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012 Capitalism

F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012

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

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

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

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

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

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