Friday 18 August 2017

The recovery - not the recession - has sharpened up our class divide

'This time, the mantra of ‘recovery’ grated on those who had not yet felt the benefits of growth'
'This time, the mantra of ‘recovery’ grated on those who had not yet felt the benefits of growth'
John Downing

John Downing

In the end, it was about the recovery - or, more accurately, the recovery that had failed to arrive for many people.

As long as the bulk of people were facing that similar fate, they could see a reason for providing the Fine Gael and Labour Government with another majority.

Back in 2011, the country was largely united in frustration and anger at the economic crash - and anger directed at the Fianna Fáil administration of the time.

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