Foreign Committee Policy Paper There is a general sense of shock seen in academia related to the Middle … Continue reading Could the Arab Spring have been predicted?
The rise of the far-right, nationalist and racist parties in Europe is the last warning for the European Institutions Written … Continue reading Nationalism: How the Economic Crisis evoked the ‘mythical’ past of the 1930s
Written by – Áine Hanrahan Sexual violence in conflict occurs for many reasons. Some of the causes will be addressed … Continue reading The perpetration (act) of sexual violence in conflict?
An opinion piece, Written by Sophie Kane. As much as it pains me to admit, we’ve gotten so many things … Continue reading Strike4Repeal – Why the choice to have an abortion should be made by a woman and those involved in the situation, and not by the state or the Catholic Church.
Written by – Stephen O’Brien ‘Identity’, according to Merriam Webster’s dictionary definition is, “the qualities, beliefs, etc., that make … Continue reading Representation of Islam and Muslims in the Media
Poor and ancient management of the gambling industry wrecks tens of thousands of lives in Ireland each year. Continue reading Ireland screams for new gambling regulations
JobBridge is exploitative of the Live Register numbers.Firstly, it is targeted for those on social welfare, actively looking for jobs, but have been unemployed for at least the past three to six months. Once they are ‘employed’ by a JobBridge company, the government then deducts them from the Live Register, appearing to look like they are tackling the nation’s unemployment problem. This can be argued to not even be reflective of the true unemployment numbers as JobBridge is technically a temporary job, and does not guarantee full time employment (though that is what the general purpose of an internship is supposed to fulfill). It therefore skews the labour market numbers favorably to make the Irish government look good. Continue reading The national internship scheme – JobBridge Investigation