Housing Crisis, the US General, and the New Goldman Sachs

Just how far has the Labour Party has travelled on the road to worshiping at the neoliberal altar can be seen in Minister Alan Kelly’s housing strategy. Kelly has accepted the general neoliberal law that Governments can’t provide any service, be it health, education or housing, for their citizens without enlisting the expertise, dynamism and efficiency of the Market. Thus, his housing strategy relies completely on both the private rented sector for the bulk of its provision with private speculatively built housing by developers meant to provide the rest. Local Authorities will remain underfunded, and the stock of social housing will remain marginal.

Housing Crisis, the US General, and the New Goldman Sachs

Just how far has the Labour Party has travelled on the road to worshiping at the neoliberal altar can be seen in Minister Alan Kelly’s housing strategy. Kelly has accepted the general neoliberal law that Governments can’t provide any service, be it health, education or housing, for their citizens without enlisting the expertise, dynamism and […]