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He may be rank alongside James Buchanan and Herbert Hoover as the worst ever president of the United States; his country has the highest levels of Covid-19 cases (+6 million) and deaths (+183,000 - higher than the number of US soldiers killed in Vietnam), which has led to a severe spike in unemployment levels.
Hello to all the readers of this fine newspaper, which has kept going despite the difficulties we are all encountering.
While COVID-19 has taken centre-stage here in Ireland - including shaping debate about Government formation - and there has been a sense of collective effort by all aspects of our polity, other countries, like the USA, have a rather different dynamic.
I hope you all survived Storm Jorge. Apparently, the ‘J’ and the ‘g’ are pronounced as ‘h’ so just to make it easy we will call it Storm George.
While voters in the Republic of Ireland go to the polls on February 8, it may be instructive for us to cast our minds back to December and the general election in Britain, as that contest contained a warning for the Irish Left that it would do well to heed.
Marion McKeone is Ireland’s foremost reporter on the United States and she is taking part in GIAF’s First Thought Talks series with a lecture entitled ‘Trump’s Wall: A Symptom of a Greater US Sickness?’ at NUIG’s Aula Maxima on Saturday July 20 at 12 noon.
Marion McKeone is Ireland’s foremost reporter on the United States and she is taking part in GIAF’s First Thought Talks series with a lecture entitled 'Trump's Wall: A Symptom of a Greater US Sickness?' at NUIG’s Aula Maxima on Saturday July 20 at 12 noon.
Hopefully it will not happen, but Insider thinks that, given the current state of play – and the direction of the political wind – some variant of fascism is likely to emerge triumphant, not today or tomorrow, but medium term, from the political turmoil consuming Europe and the USA since at least 2014.
It has been a week of mixed emotions for Insider. On Monday April 8 we saw a vibrant coalition of union, civil society, and cross-party groups come together for a 'Raise the Roof' rally on housing in Eyre Square.
Insider notes with amusement that the past three years have been catastrophic times for what, in the fantastic place that is the mind of the average Irish Times or Guardian journalist, passes for the 'the political centre'.