Things repeat if you journal every day for more than a year. This, for example, is my second International Women’s Day. Last year, I wrote of ‘… stories out there about the hordes of women trapped into unrecognised care roles. You know these women. They are your sisters and your daughters for whom these roles are harder to accept than for your wife, mother and grander-mothers.’[Read more…] about International Women’s Day 2021
8 Mar 2020 – noon GMT – 7°C Mostly Cloudy – Co. Longford, Ireland
Ireland had a general election recently. Moribund policies in discussion that brought about the election include housing, healthcare and pensions. The twelve-year economic recovery is not perceived as benefiting the majority of society that are working so hard to sustain it. And now an electorate desperate for change has voted into a position of strength a group that we suspected are run by an army council of shadow players.
However to focus on these issues is to miss a point. These issues may not be as important as one fundamental problem.[Read more…] about Inequality