Post Editors

Post Editors

SBP editorial: Like them or loathe them, climate change protesters are right

SBP editorial: Like them or loathe them, climate change protesters are right

Last week, a set of protests about the inadequate government response to climate change was met w...

SBP editorial: Government needs to step in to defend teaching of history

SBP editorial: Government needs to step in to defend teaching of history

The great British historian Arnold Toynbee, who impressed the world by studying 26 civilisations,...

Assange: the wrong man, but the right cause

Assange: the wrong man, but the right cause

In such a media-soaked age there aren’t many public figures that divide opinion quite as starkl...

Healy-Rae’s solo run hurt his own national team

Healy-Rae’s solo run hurt his own national team

Irish politics is by no means unique in its tendency for national politicians to focus primarily ...

Culture Counter

Culture Counter

Going Up A new contender for the Crown virtual unknown actress Emma Corrin has been cast to play ...

Politicians must also take the blame for the smear test debacle

Politicians must also take the blame for the smear test debacle

It is almost a year since Vicky Phelan stood outside the High Court and revealed that she would r...

Brunei boycott raises questions over ethical violations elsewhere

Brunei boycott raises questions over ethical violations elsewhere

Last week, a chain of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei were the subject of a campaign calling...

SBP editorial: Environmentally, we’re living way beyond our means

SBP editorial: Environmentally, we’re living way beyond our means

How do we fix a problem like climate change? It’s not easy. Even discounting the enormous press...

SBP editorial: Issues at FAI have festered for years

SBP editorial: Issues at FAI have festered for years

Modern Ireland is an indignant place, where outrage is stoked readily. An example of this phenome...

British public must share blame for Brexit shambles

British public must share blame for Brexit shambles

Another week, another set of cliffhanger votes and yet more national humiliation. This week, MPs ...

Breaking up tech giants is now a political issue

Breaking up tech giants is now a political issue

The problems of big tech and big data are not going away. Last week, for example, Facebook admitt...

Dehumanising Muslims played role in mosques atrocity

Dehumanising Muslims played role in mosques atrocity

On Friday morning, Ireland woke to the news that at least 49 people were killed and dozens were seriously injured in a shooting at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

Airlines can’t cut corners over cash concerns

Airlines can’t cut corners over cash concerns

A fear of flying is one of the more common phobias there is. On virtually every commercial flight, there is a sizeable minority of the passengers gripping their armrests, twitching at engine noises, and exhaling in relief when the plane touches the ground.

SBP editorial: May’s reliance on the DUP is foolhardy

SBP editorial: May’s reliance on the DUP is foolhardy

If a recent political opinion poll is to be believed, voters in the North are increasingly at odd...

SBP editorial: Don’t admire artists, admire artworks instead

SBP editorial: Don’t admire artists, admire artworks instead

The poet WB Yeats almost certainly meant it rhetorically: “How can we know the dancer from the ...