Thursday 26 April 2018

It will cost the earth to buy into consumerism

Finance Minister Michael Noonan, has suggested that we shop until we drop to kick-start the economy.

To facilitate economic growth, we are encouraged to capitulate to crass consumerism. In the short term, such growth will ameliorate unemployment, in the long run it will cost us the earth.

Simon O'Donnell
Rathmines, Dublin 6

Please sign in or register with for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss