Roughly 5,000 people, mostly from Central America’s violent and unstable “Northern Triangle” of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are reportedly making their way through Mexico with the intention of claiming asylum at the U.S. border.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2018
Ireland has changed considerably in the past 30 years. We are in the middle of a global shift of ideas, values and politics. With a generational shift in politics clearly taking place in Ireland, what values will emerge from this country over the coming years?
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Nearly every flashpoint issue bedevilling our world is rooted in how wealth generated in a society is used or shared — or if should be shared at all — to benefit everyone in that society. The eternal stand-off between property rights and the common good remains unresolved and, if history is anything to go by, it is likely to remain so.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
So what is happening in Sweden? In a terror non-attack, they are set to be a cashless society within a decade. India is going the same way but where does this leave the poor, stall owners, buskers and generous aunts and uncles,
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Turkey sought to assure its citizens and the outside world that there would be no return to the deep repression of the past, even as President Tayyip Erdogan imposed the first nationwide state of emergency since the 1980s.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
It now seems virtually certain that the general election will be held in the spring following some intense, but ultimately misguided, speculation that the event would occur in November. It also seems certain that whoever forms the next government will inherit an economy experiencing a strong statistical recovery.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015