Review: TFW NO GF: Scapegoating and Alienation in Late Stage Liberalism

Incel: The Career of a Concept  A spectre is haunting women, the spectre of the incel. Ironically coined by a woman, the term incel was invented in 1993, merely two years after the World Wide Web became available to the...

/ 20/05/2020

Irish Antifa Project: Conclusion

Entering into this project we had a series of strategic objectives to attain, in order to make the project worth our while.  Firstly, we wanted to show that even complacent leftist apparatchiks, who are ensconced in a world of established...

/ 17/05/2020

Eduard Limonov: A Late Obituary and Brief Eulogy

It is a cold evening in Moscow. A small group of misfit followers are gathered by an old brutalist style Soviet monument, dedicated to the revolution of 1905. They fly a set of flags, the offensive mixes of blue, black,...

/ 13/05/2020

Normal People: Lecherous Chad-Worshipping Fantasies on Full Display

I expected to detest Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’.  Arguably the most successful Irish writer of the 2010’s, her works have captured a key demographic: millennial women; not to forget the wine-gulping, perennially depressed older generations, vicariously re-living their spent youth...

/ 10/05/2020

The Irish Right’s Truther Problem

Truther: “one who believes that the truth about an important subject or event is being concealed from the public by a powerful conspiracy.” The term conspiracy theory is a disingenuous phrase, largely manufactured to discredit genuine concerns about political and...

/ 07/05/2020

The Attack on Homeschooling is an Attack on Families

Earlier last month, Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Bartholet decided to come out and call for a ban on home-schooling.  Right in the middle of a global pandemic where millions of parents have found themselves having to do just that. To...

/ 02/05/2020

Forget about Cancellation, The Leaving Cert Needs to be Retired

The current Coronavirus epidemic has, if nothing else, revealed the immense fragility of the Irish state. While this truth can be seen in many areas, ranging from healthcare to employment, it is most obvious in the farcical responses to the...

/ 25/04/2020

Red Faces at the Phoenix

Irish media has not been spared the recent Corona-induced downturn as the economy enters a prolonged viral hiatus.  From the temporary lay-offs and streamlining of hacks at ‘Independent’ News and Media (INM), to a plethora of local titles hitting the...

/ 23/04/2020

Constructive Dialogues: Understanding and Misunderstanding the Gun Debate

Unquestionably, one of the most contentious issues in American politics is gun-control. Unlike other issues, such as immigration or climate-science, gun-related issues always appear after a serious shooting which often comes coupled with high casualties. When it comes to guns,...

/ 19/04/2020

The Programme for Government, not a Programme for Governance

The wait is over. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have finally revealed the Green Party’s manifesto as the basis for their coalition.  There are 10 broad and vague areas of interest with which they are seeking to entice the journalists...

/ 18/04/2020