Doublethink on the environment is putting our energy supply at risk

GERARD HOWLIN: Doublethink on the environment is putting our energy supply at risk

Beset by Brexit, there is a national impulse now to self-inflict the most damage at the worst moment.

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Irish farmers should have no beef with the EU’s Mercosur trade deal

GERARD HOWLIN: Irish farmers should have no beef with the EU’s Mercosur trade deal

Mercosur (Southern Common Market) is the South American trade bloc. That’s Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela — although Venezuela is ...

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Boris’s boyhood dream may yet become Britain’s nightmare

GERARD HOWLIN: Boris’s boyhood dream may yet become Britain’s nightmare

Benjamin Constant, the Swiss political philosopher active in the decades after the French Revolution, might have had Boris Johnson in mind when he wrote that “nearly ...

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Majella Moynihan was punished because we wanted her to be

GERARD HOWLIN: Majella Moynihan was punished because we wanted her to be

Gerard Howlin The deeply moving case of Majella Moynihan, predictably channelled public anger towards a “them”, but away from us. This is a recurring ...

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