Mr. Martin’s Unprincipled Politics

Mr. Martin’s Unprincipled Politics

The last few weeks have been difficult ones for many of Fianna Fáil’s representatives, members and supporters. It would long since have been clear to them that their party leader was not going to faithfully represent their expressed views in the national debate...
The Curious Case of the Canadian Psychologist

The Curious Case of the Canadian Psychologist

One day I requested Jordan B. Peterson’s first book, Maps of Meaning, from the university library stacks. I already had an electronic copy and watched the whole lecture course, so the hassle was probably a waste of time, but I still had this strange impulse to...
Why Ireland leans to the Left

Why Ireland leans to the Left

One of the greatest pleasures for a student of politics is to encounter an informed citizen from a nation whose political system you have studied, and to discuss with them the situation there. Answers to the mysteries of Irish politics, however, can be hard to provide...
A New Year, but not a New Trump

A New Year, but not a New Trump

James Bradshaw analyses Trump’s first year in office and points out some possible scenarios that we might experience during his second year as president of the United States. It’s been just a year since Donald John Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the...