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#Austerity Measures

# austerity-measures - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights?

May 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 48 Views 36 Comments

It’s important to understand the experience of the people affected by our six-year recession and impacted by harsh austerity measures.

# austerity-measures - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Home help workers to march to the Dáil today
# Protest
# Protest

Home help workers to march to the Dáil today

Oct 17th 2012, 9:57 AM 1,907 Views 14 Comments

Hundreds of home help care workers and supporters to march to Dáil Eireann today.

# austerity-measures - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Portugal government faces backlash over austerity
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal government faces backlash over austerity

Oct 16th 2012, 2:22 PM 3,202 Views 28 Comments

Demonstrators gathered outside Parliament after the Finance Minister announced his plans to introduce steep tax increases.

# austerity-measures - Thursday 12 July, 2012

In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes
# Spain
# Spain

In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes

Jul 12th 2012, 8:46 AM 4,836 Views 45 Comments

Six people were hospitalised and several arrested in yesterday after police fired rubber bullets at crowds demonstrating against severe new austerity measures.

# austerity-measures - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Column: Austerity is driving the whole world towards recession
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Austerity is driving the whole world towards recession

Aug 25th 2011, 7:39 AM 8 Views 17 Comments

Spending cuts and tax hikes are hurting Ireland and the world, writes former US Labour Secretary Robert Reich.

# austerity-measures - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Embattled Greek PM to form new government
# Greece
# Greece

Embattled Greek PM to form new government

Jun 15th 2011, 9:50 PM 253 Views 5 Comments

George Papandreou made the shock announcement after a day of violent street protests against austerity plans

Tear gas fired at protesters in Greece as thousands march against austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Tear gas fired at protesters in Greece as thousands march against austerity measures

Jun 15th 2011, 2:50 PM 758 Views 20 Comments

Irish people living in Athens have told TheJournal.ie that violence is being caused by a small minority, and that life there has become very difficult.

# austerity-measures - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Anti-austerity protests turn violent in Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Anti-austerity protests turn violent in Athens

May 11th 2011, 4:00 PM 589 Views 0 Comments

Thousands marched peacefully today, but at least five people have been injured and 24 arrested when police and protesters clashed in central Athens.

# austerity-measures - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Portugal and Ireland’s woes dominate EU summit
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

Portugal and Ireland’s woes dominate EU summit

Mar 24th 2011, 5:57 PM 709 Views 0 Comments

The political crisis in Portugal takes the shine off the EU’s new crisis strategy, which was due to be signed off at the summit.

# austerity-measures - Friday 1 October, 2010

Ecuador's President released in bloody rescue mission
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

Ecuador's President released in bloody rescue mission

Oct 1st 2010, 9:49 AM 209 Views 0 Comments

A revolt over austerity measures has plunged the country into anarchy.

# austerity-measures - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

ESRI analysis comes ‘out of thin air’
# Economy
# Economy

ESRI analysis comes ‘out of thin air’

Jul 21st 2010, 3:34 PM 234 Views 0 Comments

Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman really doesn’t agree with our economic policy.