America critical front in the global battle between democracy and autocracy

Almost 15 months ago supporters of former President Trump stormed the US Capitol building during the Joint Session of Congress to certify the results of the November 2020 election. That day was the culmination of years of lies, a vicious polarisation of American society and a rapid depreciation in the values and standards of American… Read More America critical front in the global battle between democracy and autocracy

North Atlantic’s love affair with isolationism must end

When the authoritarian powers of the East look West, what do they see? Does Russia see a unified European and American alliance acting and speaking in unison, ready to combat an assault on a modern, democratic Ukraine which seeks to immerse itself in NATO and the European Union? Is the European Union, which is now… Read More North Atlantic’s love affair with isolationism must end

Being a part of the “fake news” revolution as an Irish 15-year-old

In May 2015, I set up a personal political blog. I honestly can’t remember why, perhaps I was just bored, looking for something to do and had a spare twenty quid to purchase hosting with. It was anonymous and virtually unread. The pieces were long-winded and inarticulate but I enjoyed writing them nonetheless as a… Read More Being a part of the “fake news” revolution as an Irish 15-year-old

Analysis: Nord Stream 2 is a failure of European foreign policy

If Covid-19 has taught EU member states anything it should be that there is enormous value in European integration in crucial areas. The ECB’s monetary supports have strongly assisted in averting certain economic catastrophe stimulated by Covid restrictions and allowed EU nations to provide concrete supports to flailing businesses and unemployed citizens. After a slow… Read More Analysis: Nord Stream 2 is a failure of European foreign policy