Month: August 2020

The Irish Supreme Court: The Hidden Parliament

Theoretical framework of a Supreme Court The initial presumption behind a Supreme Court is that its judges would merely be mouthpieces for what is written down in the Constitution. The French philosopher Montesquieu described this as judges merely being ‘the...

/ 29/08/2020

The Fall of Antifa: A message to Left Republicans

Five years ago, Identity Ireland were attacked on the Luas by members of Antifa. This assault ended up marking the end of the inept political party, which has degenerated into a YouTube channel which posts once a season. That attack,...

/ 26/08/2020

Report: Antifa & the HFI Custom House Protest

The protest at the Customs House, organised by Health Freedom Ireland and the Yellow Vests, took off largely without a hitch yesterday. I say largely because prior to the event beginning, Antifa activists tried to charge the crowd and stall...

/ 24/08/2020

GolfGate: Irish Political Class Enters Collapse Mode

Another political nail was driven through the coffin of the luckless Martin premiership this morning, with news of the resignation of Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary on the charge of violating fresh new lockdown protocols he himself had signed off...

/ 21/08/2020

‘Irish Ireland’ – D.P. Moran and The Leader

Let us begin with the comments section from a Youtube video of Michael D. Higgins' presidential inauguration in 2011, the moment when the national anthem is played and many of the participants sang along with varying degrees of commitment and...

/ 20/08/2020

Damage Control: Varadkar’s Dabbling with Rightist Populism

Last week, Leo Varadkar did something a little unexpected. He published a tweet seemingly bemoaning Sinn Féin’s new disdain for white middle class men.  I say a little, because, when considering the context, Varadkar’s new found desire to stand up...

/ 17/08/2020

Arthur Griffith and the National System of Political Economy

“Brushing aside the fallacies of Adam Smith and his tribe, List points out that between the individual and humanity stands, and must continue to stand, a great fact – the nation.” – Arthur Griffith, ‘The Resurrection of Hungary’ International Ideology...

/ 16/08/2020

40 Years Of Laibach – An Interview

This Interview was originally published by the blog “Excuse The Blood” and is syndicated with permission of the author. Since their inception in 1980 Laibach have consistently surprised, enthralled, confused, even offended audiences with their music and art. Their take...

/ 15/08/2020

You Should Be Wearing a Face Mask

Last weekend, while I was going about my everyday business in Dublin city centre, I came across a populist protest. Curious to see who was organising it, and what the group were protesting, I chased after the mass of banners,...

/ 12/08/2020

Gang Warfare & The Fruits of Diversity in Balbriggan

Dublin Fire Services attended a blaze yesterday evening in the vicinity of the Chapel Grove area Balbriggan following an apparent arson attack at a house linked to a dispute between rival African gangs. The attack occurred after a weekend of...

/ 10/08/2020