Trump’s hypocrisy and racism vie for supremacy

Trump’s hypocrisy and racism vie for supremacy

Timothy L O’Brien says describing Donald Trump’s racist baiting of four new Democratic congresswomen of different ethnic backgrounds as ‘strategic’ ...

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We can’t reduce extreme poverty until we tackle inequality

We can’t reduce extreme poverty until we tackle inequality

The gains of the past have reduced in recent years because more countries are more unequal than before, say Mahmoud Mohieldin and Carolina Sánchez-Páramo ...

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Crackdown on undocumented/illegal migrants in the US could see Irish caught in crossfire

Crackdown on undocumented/illegal migrants in the US could see Irish caught in crossfire

The current Trump administration is the most hostile to immigrants in recent US history, writes Dr Piaras Mac Éinrí.

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Boris Johnson's leadership is a real threat in the fight to end world poverty - Gordon Brown

Boris Johnson's leadership is a real threat in the fight to end world poverty - Gordon Brown

Britain under Boris Johnson will lack the status to lead in important global multilateral development efforts, argues former British Prime Minister and Chancellor ...

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Violence against children is a scourge that we must all fight

Violence against children is a scourge that we must all fight

There will be one billion victims this year and their trauma will linger for life. World leaders must do more to help them, say Zoleka Mandela, Etienne Krug and ...

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Dangerous overcrowding in jails: More prison places needed

Dangerous overcrowding in jails: More prison places needed

Prison overcrowding is a serious issue.

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Alan Turing honoured: Icon of change

Alan Turing honoured: Icon of change

Our world is as it is, or at least was, because of people like Alan Turing, the mathematician and computer pioneer who cracked the Nazi’s WWII Enigma code. ...

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Ancient fears all too obvious: Why can’t we transcend old hatreds?

Ancient fears all too obvious: Why can’t we transcend old hatreds?

Recent days brought the old questions about division back into a sharp focus.

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Letter to the Editor: Sallins train robbery miscarriage of justice

Letter to the Editor: Sallins train robbery miscarriage of justice

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan’s rejection (viz, Sean O’Rourke RTÉ Radio 1, July 8) of a 43-year-old apology together with a statutory ...

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Letter to Editor: Low-income families need homes too

Letter to Editor: Low-income families need homes too

One of the most important ways in which the State can make a difference to the quality of people’s lives can be tested, in the number and quality of homes ...

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