Opinion

What Twitter’s ban on political advertising means for us

November 13, 2019

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey announced that it will ban political advertisements by November 15th. The purpose of this move is to stop politicians from advertising false statements on the social media platform. Dorsey tweeted that

Opinion

Why is Merkel’s popularity in Germany dwindling?

November 13, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be remembered as the leader that brought Germany through one the worst recessions the world has seen in recent years. However it seems now that she is losing her grip of the people.

Articles

The Democratic Party can’t make the same mistake again

November 13, 2019

There’s a reason that Bernie Sanders has never joined the Democratic Party. The fact of the matter is that it’s an institution that is beholden to capital and wealth and not any of the liberal values it espouses.

Opinion

Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society

November 13, 2019

Whether it was introducing Boyzone to the world, debating the use of contraceptives in Ireland, discussing trauma during the troubles in Northern Ireland or simply giving a prize to everyone in the audience, Gay Byrne was the man to question and shape Irish society. 

Opinion

How safe is our data and privacy?

October 30, 2019

With the number of social media sites and tech based firms on the rise annually, how safe is our data and privacy when we’re online.

Opinion

Sport and politics will always be interwoven

October 30, 2019

For some, it is taboo, for sports to become embroiled in the often negative area of political discourse. The reasoning provided by many is that sport can transcend barriers and unite people, and politics has the opposite effect.

Opinion

Are Extinction Rebellion’s methods of protest damaging their message?

October 30, 2019

Extinction Rebellion has been in the limelight in recent weeks, following the conclusion of the International Rebellion Week 2, from the 7th of October, receiving criticism from the general public after activists stood on top of a metro train at Canning Town in London, and separately a Fast Fashion protest at Pennys and Brown Thomas in Dublin.

Opinion

Adopt don’t shop dogs

October 16, 2019

On DoneDeal, if you search for “puppies” you will be met with about 703 ads. You may also be met with the opportunity to fork out up to 2,500euro in exchange for an 8-week-old french bulldog.