Troika Dictates: ‘Austerity worst is yet to come’


Ireland’s set to leave its international bailout program – says the country’s Prime Minister. The 85-billion-euro emergency aid came after the banks collapsed in 2010, it meant tax rises and spending cuts to qualify for it. But even when relieved of the bailout burden, there are still years of punishing austerity ahead for Ireland.

Richard Boyd Barrett, a member of the Irish parliament for the People Before Profit Alliance thinks the public and the government are worlds apart.

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