Depriving needy kids won't save eurozone
We should cut the public sector wage bill, not school support for special needs children, writes Jody Corcoran
Published 18/09/2011 | 05:00
THE politicians returned to Leinster House last week. That is all I intend to say about that. By and large, they are irrelevant. The real action was elsewhere -- throughout Europe, in the US and China.
Ireland is a bit-player in events unfolding on the international stage, events so fundamental that they have prompted the finance minister of Poland to raise the possibility of a continent returning to war. I kid you not.
The European project arose in the aftermath of the Second World War. In this current crisis, the finance minister of Poland has detected the re-emergence of a malign form of nationalism. He had Germany in mind. And Poland should know.