Saturday 3 December 2016

Women are warriors, not victims

Published 13/03/2011 | 05:00

The first week of Lent and the women's movement was off looking for martyrs. As if it was ever otherwise. But the draping of the martyr's mantle over our new Minister for Social Protection is ludicrous

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The poor we have always with us. The poor we will certainly have with us for the next five years. And the repossessed and the dispossessed and the unemployed and the bankrupt and the beggars.

The figures for the real economy -- that's jobs and retail -- since Christmas indicate the coming of an economic holocaust.

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