Opinion Editorial

Thursday 13 December 2018

Echoes of bust to be heard in boom 

We live in a society, not an economy, the argument goes. A fuller truth, however, is that a modern society needs an economy to prosper and a modern economy needs a stable society to function. In the decade during which the economy failed, society suffered greatly through the implementation of harsh austerity. During those years, there were times when the normal functioning of society was threatened. Thankfully those days, by and large, have passed, although the ills within society are still far from settled. It is to be...

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