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"There is no doubt at all in my mind that my children will have a better life than me. Progress in all life sciences will see to that. There is also very little doubt in my mind that the west will continue to prosper and get wealthier - in aggregates."
By Olaf von Rein on The west is losing faith in its own future
"Just because you grow up somewhere does not mean you are owed a job in that country so the reality of a global world is that you have to go where the jobs are (I left Ireland in 1996 for this very reason)...The reality is that Ireland is a small economy with limited natural resources and poor finances, combined with a population growth that is out of line with the real prospects for the economy."
By Mulvy on Irish exodus casts shadow on recovery from financial crisis