China is halting the march to net zero

April 5, 2023

In September 1961 President John F. Kennedy spoke to the United Nations warning of the danger posed by nuclear weaponry.  “Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear sword of Damocles, hanging by the


UCD seeks Chinese backers

February 16, 2022

University College Dublin (UCD) is seeking to strengthen its ties to Chinese funds, despite ongoing allegations that the Chinese government has influence over academic output by the university. The Business Post reported last Sunday that UCD tendered


The perils of a social credit system for democracy

December 12, 2018

The phrase ‘’better to say nothing than anything bad’’ is extremely misleading, yet, since the inception of Mao Zedong’s communist victory in China, this policy has effectively been used since 2014. It is being expanded


Maynooth and China announce joint college

October 31, 2018

The college is expected to have 300 graduates each year at full capacity and Maynooth are currently recruiting 13 lecturers as well as administrative staff to take part in this international partnership which has been assisted by Enterprise Ireland.