The Fresh Start Deal – North’s Sectarian Parties Embrace Neo-Liberal Austerity

Ciaran Mulholland does what the Irish media has so far failed to do, and casts a critical, analytical eye on the so-called Fresh Start deal, which rescued the Good Friday Agreement from collapse following the IRA murder of Kevin McGuigan. It is a victory for neo-liberal austerity, he argues, but could create the basis for real opposition to Tory policies in Ireland.

3 responses to “The Fresh Start Deal – North’s Sectarian Parties Embrace Neo-Liberal Austerity

  1. Pingback: The Fresh Start Deal – North’s Sectarian Parties Embrace Neo-Liberal Austerity | voiceoftreasonandthat

  2. There’s a global pattern. Neo-liberal policies are always imposed against a political background of xenophobia, sectarianism and social hatred of minorities.
    Capitalist elites are playing with fire. The forces of national chauvanism are easy to invoke, but very hard to dispel.

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