All posts by Eric McMahon

The Day Report: New Plan to Promote Cheap Labour into Ireland

A new report was released by the Government on Wednesday detailing how the current system of Direct Provision in Ireland should be abolished. A new much more liberalised system is recommended to be put in its place at a time...

/ 27/10/2020

Debt Forgiveness is an Essential Activity in Lockdown

Restricting one's movements, self-isolation, social distancing, lockdowns; a new matrix of public safety restrictions has rapidly evolved over the past few months.  The new measures have seen labour activity reclassified by the Irish Government as either essential or non-essential. No...

/ 14/10/2020

The Policy of Mass Immigration is Incompatible with Sustainable Housing

The most well-known political issue in Ireland today is the housing crisis. A crisis of an overcrowded rental and property market, with record breaking rip-off prices. A crisis exacerbated by the continued expansion of luxury tourist accommodation as opposed to...

/ 05/12/2019

Israel and the Occupied Territories Bill: Defending Against Replacement

The Occupied Territories Bill has passed the second stage of voting in the Dáil, with 78 votes in favour and 45 against. It was originally proposed by independent senator Frances Black and has since passed through the Seanad and come...

/ 28/01/2019

James Watson: A Modern Day Galileo?

On January 11th 2019, Nobel laureate and discoverer of the double-helix DNA structure James Watson was stripped of all his academic titles. This reprisal was undertaken by his former colleagues at Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory and came as a reaction...

/ 18/01/2019