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It’s up to millennials to determine a new course for humanity

Although we may be privileged enough to have never had to march for basic human rights, we are the generation that will determine the fate of the world. Continue reading

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Lack of demand for decent journalism is allowing fluff to flourish

This begs the question of whether democracy remains the most appropriate way to run a country. Continue reading

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Why Brexit will be good for Ireland’s economy

A glance at official figures on Ireland’s international trade Continue reading

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When liberalism becomes a modern affront to prosperity

Society has been taught the price of anything, compromising the value of everything. Continue reading

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Why the Irish media is wrong about Brexit

The founding principle of the European Economic Community was “to preserve peace and liberty and to lay the foundations of an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe”. In the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, it is curious … Continue reading

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A recovery built on rising rents

There is a reason why the recovery is coinciding with a rise in rental prices. And rental prices are being driven by US vulture funds, who plan to sell once they make 30% profit. Continue reading

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Would you sacrifice wealth to create income equality?

French economist Thomas Piketty sparked a global debate on income inequality last year with the publication of his best-selling book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century. His essential argument was that growth of invested capital would outpace growth of income. As … Continue reading

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