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February 01, 2008

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WorldbyStorm

I always worry that the trend in contemporary politics is that speeches like this whicha re good from EG, are made specifically to the audience they're given to and don't constitute a broader progressive agenda. I'd hope he'll demonstrate otherwise. I think the way that the LP ignored the Phil Hogan stuff in the Dáil was heartening, perhaps they realise there's more to dealing and engaging with Irish society and a left agenda than that sort of nonsense...

Michael

Hopefully.

Chris Bond

Yep theres something wrong when Barack Obama and Hillary Clintons rhetoric is more challenging to the status quo in their country than the Labour partys rhetoric is in this country. We need to move away from consensus on competitiveness taxation and wages, and start to frame the debate ourselves.

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