Tag: Globalism

Dear Varadkar: Globalism, not Nationalism, is the Ideology that will Leave You with Nothing

It is rare that national media outlets refer to nationalism, and on the few times they do, they are almost always decrying it as an evil - and so was the case still when Leo Varadkar complained that his Government’s...

/ 20/06/2022

Dublin’s Globalist Aesthetic

Dublin is in many respects a bloated provincial town - one stretching out in kilometers in each direction to accommodate over a million people, as opposed to a kilometer in each to accommodate ten thousand. Large buildings are the exception...

/ 27/04/2022

Will Irish Globalism Buckle in 2022?

The Irish Government has said it wants to see farmers grow crops in response to the war in Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine are major exporters of grains, producing between them nearly a third of the world’s total traded grains. Much...

/ 07/03/2022

Globalism and the Irish Student

As some students are having to live in hotels, use food banks, and work during class time in order to pay for the classes which they then cannot attend, it is worth considering whether another concept of a student is...

/ 06/01/2022

Fracas at the Border — Will Belarus Crisis Down the EU?

There are few things as disappointing as two relatively nationalist administrations coming to blows. Yet that is what is happening on the Polish-Belarussian border.  Following an attempt at astro-turfing a revolution similar to what toppled the Yanukovych regime in Ukraine,...

/ 09/11/2021

Boston Mayoral Election: Has Diversity Broken the Back of Irish America?

A glass ceiling was left shattered on the other side of the Atlantic this week with the triumph of Michelle Wu in the Boston Mayoral Election. A second generation Taiwanese American, Wu, who sits pretty on the progressive wing of...

/ 05/11/2021

East-Yankmas: Fine Gael Suggests Ireland Adopt Thanksgiving as a National Holiday

Fine Gael took to social media today to suggest that Ireland should start celebrating Thanksgiving, and that the last Monday in November should be made into a bank holiday. The announcement reveals that the party, clearly fed up with being...

/ 29/09/2021

High-Low against the Middle-Globalism’s Moral Model

In my last article on the moral trichotomy, I ended with the line, “the master moralist will triumph in this world, the servant moralist will triumph in the next, while the slave moralist will triumph in their heads”. I hoped...

/ 24/07/2021

Irish Big Tech’s Links To Left-Wing Activism

With social media becoming increasingly ingrained in the daily lives of users through laptops, smartphones and tablets, our ways of speech and expression can be said to reflect these developments and changes.  To paraphrase the Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan,...

/ 04/12/2020

Unanimous Support for Birthright Citizenship in Seanad

Entering the Committee stage in an ongoing process to become law, the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Bill was debated in the Seanad yesterday afternoon. Debated being perhaps too potent a word, as the Bill’s contents were agreed upon by the...

/ 03/12/2020