Emigration solves unemployment in the Baltics. Is this plan for Ireland too?

Mna n hEireann should take note of Latvia's experience -"No People, No Problem": The Baltic Tigers' False Prophets of Austerity By Jeffrey Sommers, Arunas Juska and Michael Hudson*. Ignore our politicians' rhetoric about the value of 'seeing the world', exporting our young was ever the way to avoid dealing with entrenched interests (usually older) in Ireland.

Good news from Brussels?

The news overnight from Brussels is that the 17 euro countries, led in this particular respect by France, have refused to allow the UK to exclude itself from their emerging plans to regulate financial transactions.