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Letters: Greed has ensured Ireland is no longer a sovereign state

Published 23/08/2014 | 02:30

Actor Michael Douglas is shown in his role as Gordon Gekko from the 1987 Oliver Stone film
Actor Michael Douglas is shown in his role as Gordon Gekko from the 1987 Oliver Stone film "Wall Street"

"All deleterious consequences of [financial] market activity upon ordinary people . . . are considered natural market outcomes for which no one can be held accountable, as if they were just unfortunate natural disasters."

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Maeve Halpin (Letters, Irish Independent, August 20) illuminates the formidable fallacies and fiascos of the current financial market vagary as visited on ordinary people's lives.

She does so with commendable clarity and a patent penchant for social justice.

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