TD claims Irish people who are ‘hungry in the streets’ should be prioritised over immigrants

Independent TD Michael Collins IRISH people are “hungry in the street” and should be prioritised over immigrants, an Independent TD has claimed. Michael Collins made the remark and argued Ireland is “losing our culture” [...]

2019-09-18T08:28:46+01:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: In The News|Tags: , |

Suspending parliament could be the act of a credible madman or master bluffer – top game theorist on Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, the UK prime minister, says he wants to leave the EU on October 31 2019 with a deal, but has repeatedly made a vocal “do or die” pledge to Brexit without one if necessary. [...]

2019-09-10T17:48:56+01:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Our political parties should welcome and encourage difference of opinion, not punish it

Over the past number of days a controversy has been brewing within Young Fine Gael over the attendance of its current president, Killian Foley-Walsh, at the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) conference in Washington DC last week. [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:00+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Diversity: the same old faces are deciding the world’s future and it affects us all

Just 160,000 Tory party members chose Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson. It’s the first time in history that the UK prime minister has been determined by voters from only one party. Research by Queen Mary University London and the University [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:01+01:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Trump says Democratic congresswoman ‘should apologise to America’

Elijah Cummings denounces Trump and has ‘no doubt’ US president is racist Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar , Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Rashida Tlaib: have criticised Donal Trump and challenged their own Democratic leadership. Photograph: Anna [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:02+01:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: In The News|Tags: , , |

Governments are making fake news a crime – but it could stifle free speech

The rapid spread of fake news can influence millions of people, impacting elections and financial markets. A study on the impact of fake news on the 2016 US presidential election, for instance, has found that fake news [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:22+01:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

‘New nationalism’: the real reason it’s so scary

In one of the less discussed but still enjoyable moments of the final season of Game of Thrones, Tormund Giantsbane, the leader of the free folk, and Edd Tollett, the lord commander of the Night’s Watch, bump [...]

2019-09-10T17:49:23+01:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |