Category: Culture & Arts

Being a Populist in an Age of Elite Disdain

The ideology of the elites is now actively opposed to the ideology of the masses. The word populism is now most commonly seen wielded as a cudgel to beat down those people who express views that think to set foot...

/ 15/09/2017

Reclaiming the History of Irish Catholicism

“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, 1984 Every so often, a story about Ireland appears in the international media which makes reference to Ireland’s transformation from a conservative...

/ 15/09/2017

The Little Mermaid is already feminist

The author Louise O’Neill is to release what is being described as a ‘feminist retelling’ of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. “Fairy tales have a dubious record when it comes to representations of women,” Lauren Fortune, editorial director for...

/ 15/09/2017