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Public services like health and education are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against inequality. They benefit everyone in society, but the poorest most of all.

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In this age of austerity, the forces of frugality are powerful; so is the temptation to defend national self-interest. The negotiations on the next 7-year budget of the EU are a case in point. And the biggest casualty of EU financial squabbles may well be humanitarian and development aid. Given the existing divergence of views… » read more

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Ireland’s six month EU presidency comes at a crucial moment for the Union, facing vital decisions on policies and a budget that will shape Europe and its role in the world in the next seven years and beyond. With various opportunities to be seized on the agenda, Ireland has a clear role in steering leadership… » read more

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