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In a book called Das Kapital, first published 154 years ago, Karl Marx predicted capitalism would, in time, transform everything into a saleable commodity.
THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature has begun and runs until Sunday. This year, things are a little different due to Covid-19 restrictions, so audiences are encouraged to watch at home and be part of the online festival community.
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.
THINK OF the word sheriff and you think of the hat and the badge; Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane in The Dukes of Hazzard; Little Bill Daggett in Unforgiven; and Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men.
JOKER, ALSO known as Arthur Fleck, grew up the victim of abuse, and struggles with a type of Tourettes which results in his erupting in involuntary laugher when he is unhappy or uncomfortable.
THIS IS the story of Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and their competition to bring electricity to America. Westinghouse working with Alternating Current and Edison working with Direct Current.
This late 19th century building in Upper Dominick Street was originally a grocery and a pub owned by a family of O’Connells. They used to stable horses out the back. When they sold it, they moved to Dublin where one of them was unfortunately murdered. The pub was taken over by a Mr Cosgrave.
DANCER JEAN Butler and cellist Neil Martin are set to engage in what The New Yorker called "an intense, affectionate, sometimes flirtatious musical conversation" when they perform their show, This Is An Irish Dance, in Galway.
PAUL MULDOON, the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet and former Oxford professor of poetry, librettist for operas, and rock lyricist who has worked with The Handsome Family and Warren Zevon, is coming to Galway.