Beware the speed and sting of the hive mind in the heat of a major crisis

Beware the speed and sting of the hive mind in the heat of a major crisis

Contrary to popular political and media opinion, the cervical cancer debacle has nothing to do with the state’s longstanding problem with Irish women

The Irish state has a historical problem with women. Repeatedly, it has been shown to be indifferent or hostile to their rights and welfare: on its good days, it has been paternalistic; on its bad days, misogynistic. But the cervical cancer crisis is not a case in point.

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