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Commentary on Bin Tax arrests

category national | bin tax / household tax / water tax | news report author Monday October 06, 2003 18:53author by Blanket reader Report this post to the editors

The Blanket has two recent articles about the Bin Tax arrests

Nothing But Contempt For The Court Of The Rich

I Dreamt I Saw Joe H Last Night

Nothing But Contempt For The Court Of The Rich

The Bin Tax was introduced almost four years ago in Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council and thereafter in the other Dublin Councils. Since then campaigns against the tax have sprung up throughout the capital. According to an article in Socialist Voice in May this year the tax ‘is the battering ram of a strategy to reintroduce some form of local tax of up to €1,000 a year! It is also part of the commitment of this government to privatisation of essential services.’ more ==>

I Dreamt I Saw Joe H Last Night

Paul O'Connor, writing in Sinn Fein’s RM mail distribution service, has highlighted the imbalance in the state attitude to those disobeying the law, pointing out that Liam Lawlor has spent time in Mountjoy but, tellingly, not for corrupting the planning system. And those at present planning corrupting the economic wellbeing of the already ailing poorer sections of society through the bin tax have secured the jailing of Joe Higgins and Clare Daly. Both socialist political prisoners may gain solace from Henry David Thoreau who felt that 'under a government which imprisons unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.' more ==>

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