Category: Politics

To be a Conservative is to be Unthinking

This might come to a surprise seeing a title like this published in a journal like The Burkean, but it’ll make sense if I elaborate on it more. I’ve never been at ease with the word, and I feel like...

/ 05/11/2020

Time for Ireland to Say Goodbye to Pax Americana

2020 — The American Bogside? As dawn breaks on election day in America never has a modern presidential contest had such little grip on the global attention span. While no way short of drama and meddling by Big Tech and...

/ 03/11/2020

A Catholic and Traditional Conservative Critique of Neoliberalism

Recognizing the disastrous history of totalitarian regimes, R. Reagan and M. Thatcher minimized the government and promoted free market, thinking they would give more liberty to the individual and prevent the rise of totalitarianism. But evidently, they had 'forgotten' about...

/ 02/11/2020

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Interview from the Inside

Armen Kaprelian is a 26-year-old Armenian national who having completed a Master’s in Economics has returned to his native home Armenia. Armen is currently working as a Research assistant for the Ministry of the Economy for the Republic of Armenia....

/ 01/11/2020

Who is the CIA Linked Consultancy Firm Directing the Irish Government’s Health Crisis PR response?

Merrion Street’s PR Blowout The Department of Health and Taoiseach Martin put out a small media fire last month over the former’s use of a private PR firm to help manage the government’s response towards the current crisis. Eerily reminiscent...

/ 31/10/2020

After Trump: The State of Democracy in America 2020

As America approaches a general election, it is worth examining it’s politics, and Irish people’s attitude to them. Irish people have more of an affinity with the Democrats because we are spoon-fed their culture, and therefore are inclined to the...

/ 29/10/2020

Are the Photos and Testimonies for Ebun Joseph’s new diversity consultancy real?

In a year characterised by professional adversity to millions, Dr Ebun Joseph is a figure who has catapulted herself to the forefront of the nation's emergent diversity industry. Opining on matters of racism most notably the removal of alleged slave...

/ 28/10/2020

Terence MacSwiney Centenary: Modern Ireland and Historical Revisionism

Today marks the centenary of Terence MacSwiney’s death while in prison during the War of Independence. A playwright, poet, mayor of Cork and IRA commander, MacSwiney passed away after 74 days on hunger strike, bringing worldwide attention to the nationalist...

/ 25/10/2020

Arrests Made After Anti-Lockdown Protestors Briefly Blockade Dublin Port

11 arrests were made yesterday afternoon following attempts by anti-lockdown protestors to blockade Dublin Port. At 2pm an ensemble of non-aligned protestors gathered on O’Connell Bridge shortly before making their way east to the North Wall Quay where they were...

/ 23/10/2020

The Five, and Potential Six, Eras of Irish Nationalism

To anyone that has read a broad history of Ireland, there is a noticeable trend that appears. Ever since the British set foot on our shores, there has been a certain mindset among the Irish that can be characterised as...

/ 22/10/2020