Up for Debate

Up for debate: The best from the Business Post’s columnists

Insightful analysis of the main developments in business and politics from our team of writers, including Lucinda Creighton, Matt Cooper and Vincent Boland

Actor James Nesbitt offered some interesting insights at the Ireland's Future conference in Dublin last weekend. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Matt Cooper: Nesbitt speech explains how our words matter in talking about Ireland’s future

The actor offered a thought-provoking take on the future of this island, pleading for the use of a different language which does not carry political connotations.

Lucinda Creighton: Decisive action needed to disarm Putin’s global disinformation war

Balancing free speech with retaliation against disinformation is not easy but we can no longer tolerate the manipulation of whole swathes of our populations by Putin and his propaganda machine.