Sunday February 23, 2020

Popinjay politics runs away from responsibility

None of the new parties have presented credible alternatives

19th July, 2015

Apredisposition to cynicism towards politics today is so widespread that it has become the benchmark for assessing any political development.

The condition is by no means unique to Ireland, but we have a thriving version of the virus. Perhaps it is the inevitable fallout from the financial crash and the political failure to deliver the soft landing that was the mainstream forecast. Maybe modern Ireland has lost confidence in how we have traditionally done politics....

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