Aidan Regan: Greens must avoid falling into deficit trap
Entering a coalition that prioritises deficit reduction over investment and growth would be political suicide for the party
It is worth remembering the historic change brought about by the 2020 general election. For the first time ever, the two dominant centre-right parties failed to receive 50 per cent of the seats. Neither is in a position to command and lead a majority in government. For the first time ever, there is a clear left/right partisan divide in the Irish parliament. This partisan divide is normal across Europe. But it means government formation is...
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Andrea Cleary: Don’t fall for the long con of 80 hours a week
Our bosses want us to work longer and longer shifts – and why wouldn’t they? Which makes it all the more important that we stand firm and resist
Séamas O’Reilly: What happens when the male gaze gets turned on itself?
Men are feeling more pressure than ever to achieve unattainable looks, but women have been graded and degraded on their appearance for centuries. It’s time for us all to go easy on ourselves
Deirdre Heenan: The DUP, not Brexit, has left angry loyalists in a tailspin
Thanks to a shameful and dangerous lack of political leadership, mistrust and division is rife in unionism – to everybody’s cost