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David Quinn: Generation Me forgot age-old retirement plan: invest in babies

Published 25/03/2011 | 05:00

A sunny scene yesterday in Essen, Germany, a country where one-in-five people are over the age of 65, compared with one-in-10 here
A sunny scene yesterday in Essen, Germany, a country where one-in-five people are over the age of 65, compared with one-in-10 here

Having rightly scapegoated and punished Fianna Fail for the economic mess we're in -- although it was by no means exclusively their fault -- we are now seeking another scapegoat.

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Obviously it's way too early to scapegoat the new Government so it looks like we're settling on the EU instead for the time being.

However, as Thomas Molloy pointed out in this paper, we'd be much better off taking ownership of our own problems rather than trying to dump them on someone else.

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