24 April 2013

Abortion: make the case in public, not in court

Following the Savita tragedy, Irish pro-choice activists should be engaging with the public, not cosying up to judges.

Books 25 January 2013

‘The answer to speech you don't like is more speech’

Journalism academic Brian Winston talks to Jason Walsh about the parlous state of free speech in the UK, how ‘crap’ the News of the World was, and why it should still be in existence.

3 January 2013

Why Ireland’s new abortion law is mad

It is not a step forward for women's liberation to provide abortions for women who claim to be suicidal.

11 December 2012

How the ‘peace process’ provokes violence

Recent riots in Belfast confirm that the politics of cultural identity does little more than reinforce sectarian divisions.

Books 26 October 2012

Do we really need the state at all?

Gerard Casey, author of Libertarian Anarchy talks to Jason Walsh about liberty, liberals and the need for civil political debate.

20 September 2012

The princess and the pornographer

Richard Desmond’s threat to close the Irish Daily Star is the latest blow in today’s war on press freedom.

6 September 2012

Rioting for more cultural recognition

In Northern Ireland, where respect for cultural identity is King, communities that feel disrespected start riots.

Books 31 August 2012

The man who made the case for discrimination

Farewell Robert Hughes, the brilliant and stinging critic of the cultural left and its descent into non-judgemental, multicultural hogwash.

Books 10 August 2012

The man who made the case for discrimination

Farewell Robert Hughes, the brilliant and stinging critic of the cultural left and its descent into non-judgemental, multicultural hogwash.

12 July 2012

A chilling threat
to historical research

PSNI demands that academics hand over paramilitary testimony are jeopardising the search for truth.