A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 11 Apr, 2020
The US Justice Department plans to propose changes to a legal shield enjoyed by companies such as Google and Facebook amid criticism that the tech platforms carry material that promotes illicit conduct and suppresses conservative opinions.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Many Democrats are sceptical that a socialist could make it the White House, but Bernie Sanders is gaining momentum, writes Joseph Ax
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
The digital discourse must be curated by the private companies that host it, but such power can not be exercised unless it is dispersed in a competitive marketplace, writes.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
There is nothing even remotely unconstitutional about the house’s decision to impeach Donald Trump, writes.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
Berlin’s governing parties struck a deal to freeze rents for five years, marking one of the most radical plans to tackle spiraling housing costs in a major city and hitting the shares of major apartment owners.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
A legal bid to challenge the suspension of parliament has succeeded at the appeal court in Edinburgh, with judges ruling Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was “unlawful”.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
The Democrat debates will see 10 prospective presidential candidates argue why they should receive the nomination to take on Donald Trump.looks at the runners.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said it had resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire, after securing all required permits.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
US vice president Mike Pence will insist that Britain must "uphold the Good Friday agreement" regardless of the Brexit crisis when he visits Ireland on September 6 and 7, the White House has confirmed.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Away from the dangerous Brexit soap opera, the EU has been reshuffling its pack of cards.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
The current Trump administration is the most hostile to immigrants in recent US history, writes.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
The head of the US Border Patrol has slammed as “completely inappropriate” sexually explicit posts about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Montana Governor Steve Bullock has announced his is running for US president, becoming the 22nd Democrat Party challenger to Donald Trump.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Proving that age is just a number, Berkshire Hathaway chief executive, Warren Buffett, 88, and vice-chairman, Charlie Munger, 95, answered questions for seven hours at the company’s AGM this weekend.
Mon, 06 May, 2019
Biden getting the Democrat nomination hinges on his capacity to grasp the soul of America, writes
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
On her recent visit to Europe, Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, addressed members of the Dail.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
If Donald Trump has achieved anything that could be described as constructive it’s been to help create a political climate that has produced no fewer than 25 declared and likely Democrat contenders for the 2020 election, the opening primaries for which are scheduled for June in Florida.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Democrats will "never" see US president Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The Garda Commissioner has undertaken not to examine or otherwise attempt to access information on the phone of a newspaper editor as part of an investigation into incidents at a repossessed house in Strokestown, Roscommon, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
A provincial newspaper editor has been granted a High Court injunction restraining the gardaí from going through information on his mobile phone as part of an investigation into last December’s incidents at a repossessed house in Strokestown, Co Roscommon.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2019
Robert Mueller found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign ‘conspired or co-ordinated’ with Russia but the stage is set for a new set of political and legal battles, says.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
US lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over Donald Trump’s presidency and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican’s campaign and Moscow.
Sun, 24 Mar, 2019
American Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke raised an unprecedented $6.1m — €5.38m — during the first 24 hours of his official run for the White House. It is spectacular and says many things.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Fresh efforts to secure special work visas for Irish citizens in America will go ahead after talks between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and US president Donald Trump.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Leo Varadkar faces many challenges on this visit to Washington DC for the St Patrick’s Day festivities. But no task will be as crucial as ensuring that the peace process - threatened by a chaotic Brexit - is promoted on the world stage, writes
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
A United States governor has been urged to resign over a racist photo in which he appeared more than 30 years ago.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in a world of grey or greyer men and women, radiates charisma and high-energy promise.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
The president tweeted that he had said ‘bye-bye’ after his opponents said they would not fund his border wall.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken the first major step towards launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
The results of the US midterm elections are now largely in and they came as a shock to many seasoned forecasters.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
America’s friends and allies couldn’t do it. Nor could America’s potential enemies. Neither could his wife, children or White House staff. It took the American people to reign in Donald Trump.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2018
A win for Irish Texan Beto O’Rourke in the US midterm elections could reorder politics in America and precipitate Trump’s downfall.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
The Republicans have North Dakota in their sights … and have changed the law to win it.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the US Supreme Court after being confirmed by the Senate.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2018
Twitter wants to be a gigantic forum for everyone. But John Herman argues that a forum of this scale has perverse and dangerous consequences.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
Let’s say, just for argument’s sake, that you don’t like Donald Trump.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2018
Donald Trump has given yet another below-par performance that will annoy everyone who cares about foreign policy, writes Jonathan Bernstein.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
Trump may not have built his wall but he is effectively deterring immigration through detentions, deportations, separations, threats and a culture of fear, writes
Fri, 25 May, 2018
World leaders have urged US president Donald Trump not to take any rash action that would prevent them from working on the Iran nuclear deal after he announced the US is pulling out of the deal.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
You should all be ashamed of yourselves. All 32 of you.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
A small number of Fianna Fáil TDs influenced many others in voting against a bill to allow a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, say party members.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
Shares in Facebook continued their sharp slide, extending their dip this week to around 10% that has cost CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg around $10bn (€8bn) in paper losses.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018