US Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren went after big tech during the Democratic debate on Tuesday night but brushed off rival Kamala Harris’s challenge to join her in calling for President Donald Trump’s suspension from Twitter.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
US president Donald Trump has been boasting about creating manufacturing jobs in states key to his re-election, but an emerging recession in the sector threatens to reverse that trend and imperil his message.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Incredibly, US president Donald Trump blames mental illness and video games for the El Paso and Ohio killings (Irish Examiner, August 6). His dependence on the gun lobby for financial and electoral support blinds him to the ease which US citizens can obtain lethal guns.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
One of the great challenges of today’s world is trying to see the other’s point of view, to respect positions that are so far from your own considered position that they seem incomprehensible, dangerously uninformed, or just plain stupid. That challenge is exacerbated by the refusal of individuals or societies to change circumstances or behaviour that lead to, or at least facilitate, repeated tragedy.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
When The National performed at Cork’s Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival in 2017, they were raising the curtains on 18 months of punishing touring. After that, the plan was to lay low and recuperate. What the Ohio five piece certainly hadn’t in mind was recording another album so soon after their career-best Sleep Well Beast.
Sun, 12 May, 2019