Monthly Archives: September 2019

“Open-air cultural exploitation”: the Irish react to the loss of the Bernard Shaw pub, to the removal of murals, to the toughening of street laws

Ireland’s cities are turning into faceless tourist traps devoid of any individualism. Rising rents and stagnant wages mean that people who have lived their entire lives in their hometowns are forced to either relocate or spend most of their wages to keep a roof over their heads. . Homelessness has …

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