We must tackle global threat of white terror

Massacres like the Christchurch shootings are not, as some claim, isolated attacks carried out by disturbed individuals but are clearly part of a growing pattern, ...

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Politics is no longer local when democracy is in peril globally

Neutrality does not suffice in a world dominated by the US and China, and with the far right resurgent, Ireland must stand up for the values of the European Union, ...

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Mixed reaction in EU as May goes cap in hand for extension

For more than two years, British prime minister Theresa May insisted that her country would leave the European Union at 11pm on March 29 next. On the record, from ...

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Crimea: West still plays ‘occupied’ card five years after vote

The people of Crimea expressed their own free will and self-determination when they voted in 2014 to rejoin Russia, writes Yuriy Filatov.

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The past and future trouble with capitalism

Capitalism has one natural tendency: Stagnation. At a time of broken politics, the world has never needed a post-capitalist vision more, writes Yanis Varoufakis.

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IRFU responds to spy claims - ‘Artistic licence’

According to the IRFU, the author of a book by a former British military intelligence officer, who claims he was employed to search for bugs inside the union’s ...

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Gearagh woodlands - World heritage site for Co Cork

The campaign by Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada for the Gearagh Woodlands in the Upper Lee Valley of Cork to be designated a Unesco World Heritage Site ...

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Chaotic Brexit - Comedy that has no one laughing

If Channel 4 ever decides to finance a remake of Father Ted, the producers might consider moving the location from Craggy Island to Westminster. Ted could do Theresa ...

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Readers' Blog: Right-wing populist rhetoric fuels Islamophobia

One wonders will the world’s political leaders assemble in Christchurch, New Zealand, in solidarity with the victims of the horrific mosque killings last Friday ...

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Reader's Blog: We Irish are intoxicated by our own stereotype

The notion of ‘ah, yeah, we will just go for the one drink’ could not be any more of a lie than me telling my parents the report cards haven’t ...

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