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    Uncool Britannia

    This magazine took a surprisingly benign stance on the mediocre legacy of Enda Kenny, despite the facts that he embraced neither the substantive equality nor the sustainability that animate this magazine. The main reason for this was that it is clear that our times have thrown up much worse. In Donald Trump and the Brexiteers […]

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    More than averagely trusting

    The Jobstown trial has inspired a lot of commentary on both the power of social media to influence outcomes, and the credibility (or lack of same) of ‘mainstream’ media. Perhaps predictably, most of the commentary seemed to reinforce already existing viewpoints. Social-media users sympathetic to the protestors and their cause were more likely to regard […]

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    Varoufakup

    Michael Smith reviews ‘Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment’, by Yannis Varoufakis. Yanis Varoufakis is (or was) “the most interesting man in the world” according to Business Insider; a “very, very clever person” according to Martin Wolf of the Financial Times. After all he landed Danae Stratou, allegedly the inspiration for […]

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    Movies transform into media events

    ‘Transformers’ came out ten years ago this month. It’s not exactly a milestone event in the history of film, but it has left its mark. For those who have not seen it, it is a highly kinetic science-fiction action movie featuring a war between rival races of shape-changing robots, with Earth as their main battlefield. […]

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    Interview: Ronit Sela, Israeli human-rights activist in Palestine

    June marked 50 years since the Six Day War between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. Since then the region has been in turmoil. The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) is the oldest civil society organisations in the region. Its work is to promote human rights in both Israel […]

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