A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
India and China are in the grips of economic slowdown but it brings a lesson that they must learn, writeand .
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
It would take the average worker 50 years to earn what half of the bosses at top Irish companies take home each year.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
US senator Elizabeth Warren is currently in the news as a potential US presidential candidate for the Democratic party. But long before becoming involved in politics, Ms Warren was a Harvard professor and a highly respected expert in law and economics.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Public policy schools typically have a strong economics focus but must rethink how they teach students. Medical schools could offer a model, writes
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
I fear for children’s safety when I hear that Health Minister Simon Harris continues to push for mandated vaccines ‘Harris targets online lies over vaccines’ (Irish Examiner, August 28). Harris talks about scaremongering as the cause of some parents not choosing vaccination for their children, yet the real scaremongering emanates from government and media campaigns. Quotes of a 200% measles increase are totally misleading when Irish cases are only in double figures and are not out of sync with historical fluctuations in recent decades.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
It was a humid Sunday in June, a quiet afternoon that Pete Buttigieg knew would not remain quiet.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
A new study says genes have less to do with weight loss than we previously thought — it’s more about how our gut reacts to different foods, writes.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
Over recent years, “body dissatisfaction” – or shame about one’s appearance – has been on the rise in men, writes.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
The Reeks District has launched its Big Five campaign, a collection of the most thrilling outdoor adventures the country has to offer.puts it to the best
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Michael Moynihan in scoreboard Fortresses overthrown and fortresses restored. Yesterday in Ennis was Bloomsday, of course, but was there a whiff of Tolkien to the proceedings, with the hills and hosts and stone fastnesses, waiting to be cast down or held in the face of assault?
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Robert F Kennedy Jr is an ‘outlier in the Kennedy family’ with his anti-vaxx support, according to his siblings. Now the family is engaged in a very public spat, says
Sat, 08 Jun, 2019
Castlelyons’ Niall O’Leary is the new face in the named Cork team to take on Tipperary in Sunday’s Munster SHC Round 1 clash as John Meyler goes with 13 of the team that were defeated by Limerick in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final.
Fri, 10 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
Male fertility may be declining but there are steps you can take to rebuild it, says Peta Bee.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Whether one is a nation, an individual, or a corporation, it does not do to enter a tougher environment without the financial wherewithal and without a plan, writes
Mon, 22 Oct, 2018
Irish third-level colleges are the beach donkeys to the thoroughbreds of the US when it comes to funding, yet they persist in playing a global ratings game they cannot win, says
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
Because this seems to be a week (or two) of Peak Hurling, I thought it might be the ideal time to use the game in order to reenact a great old George Plimpton piece.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Let’s hold the horses for a second, turn our backs on the prospect of Limerick’s place in the All-Ireland final, and
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
An Irish-born academic who has conducted research on abortion pill use in Ireland has said that a cooling-off period for seeking terminations is “patronising and insulting” for women.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
Raped on a trip to Belfast by a 15-year-old, the vicious attack inspired Winnie M Li’s widely acclaimed novel, writes Áilín Quinlan.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Clare's hurlers look likely to lose forward Shane O'Donnell for the 2019 season.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
reviews the life and internationally renowned work of Irish-American architect, Kevin Roche
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
Harvard University has reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow, a day after CIA chief Mike Pompeo scrapped an appearance over the designation for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
A Chinese invasion of North Korea or at least a forced regime change is not as unlikely as most people might think and could help ‘Make China Great Again’, writes Bill Emmott.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
When Colm Cronin hopped, skipped and jumped 15.89 meters on June 26th 1977, little did the Leevale man realise his Irish triple jump record would remain peerless some 40 years later.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
With arrests of illegal immigrants in the US on the rise, more and more cities and college campuses are becoming sanctuaries, writes
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg now acknowledges the dangerous side of the social revolution he helped create. But is the most powerful tool for connection in human history capable of adapting to the world it created, asks.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
India has withdrawn 86% of its paper money in a bid to eradicate tax evasion, but a world that follows suit may not be very democratic, writes.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Shocked by her own test results, Dr Sara Gottfried was spurred on to devise ways of improving her health and slowing down the ageing process, says
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Obama aide’s take on how government can help rather than hinder is worthy, says.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge, to the Supreme Court, setting up a clash with Democrats.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
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Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
The High Court has reserved judgement on whether a Harvard professor of constitutional law should give evidence in a case taken by Denis O'Brien.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
You may have seen it, you may not have, depending on your familiarity with Facebook, the website set up, according to Hollywood, to get back at a girl who dumped a nerd at Harvard.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
discusses some of the fresh challenges facing educators in the 21st century.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
All but one of the seven Irish universities have fallen in the latest international rankings which reflect the worsening effects of almost a decade of budget cuts.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Advantage card players aren’t cheaters, but they hone the sharpest (legal) edge they can, reports
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016