Op-ed: To tackle homelessness Ireland must amend constitution

By Liam Cahill, 18 August 2017
Photo credit: Pixabay
Photo credit: Pixabay
According to the author, the data indicating that 8,000 people are homeless in the country points to the need to curtail the protection given to private property in article 43 of the Constitution. Otherwise politicians are powerless to intervene against the market forces that are determining this unacceptable outcome, and are forced to fall back on a mish-mash of disconnected schemes and projects that are manifestly not working.
Read the full article here: Irish Times


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