Russell Brand speaks out about Irish water charges

Comedian Russell Brand has said that ‘the infrastructure of Ireland has been set up to persecute the most poor people and benefit the richest institutions’.

In a new online video in which he assesses the introduction of water charges in Ireland, Brand states that Irish people are being taxed twice for what is a basic right but goes on to make balanced argument on the issue.

He adopts a mock Irish accent for much of the video, one in a long line of video blogs on his YouTube channel ‘The Trews’ in which he discusses his own truth behind newsy issues.

 

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