Monthly Archives: April 2016

Initial look at Public Healthcare. Ireland

  After WW2 all European countries were faced with the same problem; how to provide an equitable, effective and cost efficient healthcare service for its citizens. It didn’t take too much deep thinking to realise that “the (profit driven) free … Continue reading

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Clinton and Trump on their way after New York

Trump is steadily gathering enough Pledged Delegates to such an extent that his nomination at the convention in July will be a formality much to the distress of many Republicans.  While he will inevitably gain many votes from particular sections … Continue reading

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Uber, just a cheap taxi? Think again.

We know what they are and we have probably used them, but is it that simple? San Francisco based Uber has a market valuation of $62 Bil, based on its Dec 2015 fund raising activity when it pulled in some … Continue reading

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Whose rights ?

  Politics decides who gets what, when and how. You may not like it but right now some form of Democratic Politics is the only game in town. A Democratic Socialist system is my preferred option and that needs a … Continue reading

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Alliance Boots pharmacy group really sticking the boot in !

Just ‘cos its legal doesn’t means its fair. The market used to be part of the society we lived in, now the society we live in is part of a globalised market which is motivated to make as much money … Continue reading

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Independence Politically but not Economically

Gabon on the Atlantic coast of West Africa, Equatorial Guinea & Cameroon to its north, Republic of the Congo to its east and south. Its about 3 times the size of Ireland , population 1.6 Mil and at least 33% live … Continue reading

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Incredible numbers! One Billion, 1,000,000,000

Accidently trimmed the Irish figure, it’s $240 Billion.

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