Archive for July, 2012

Anti-Poverty group meets with Trioka to highlight that the Government needs to make choices other than those which are leading to an increase in poverty

July 2012

9th July 2012: In their meeting with the troika partners today members of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland highlighted that the Irish Government has choices and that there is another way than the current austerity approach which is resulting in increased poverty and inequality and will have a long term negative impact both on […]

EAPN Ireland meet with the Troika to highlight impact on poverty and Government choices

July 2012

Members of EAPN Ireland meet the Troika to highlight that the current policies are leading to poverty, inequality and longer term social costs but that the Government has choices to instead develop a more progressive taxation system which includes a focus on taxation on wealth and provide social investment which would have a positive social and economic impact.