When German magazine Der Spiegel published an article in April of last year relating to Cristiano Ronaldo’s alleged rape of a woman, Kathryn Mayorga had nervously read through the reaction of the masses to the claim. The burden she had been carrying since the night of June 12, 2009, was meant to be hers and hers alone. Many were dismissive and cruel in response to … Continue reading Is Time Up for Ronaldo?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Andrew Gillum, Stacey Abrams, Beto O’Rourke. These are just some of the names that you’ve been hearing in the news during the run-up to the recent US midterm elections. Notoriously a forgotten part of American politics, this year’s midterms were poised to be the most important and poignant in recent years. Polls and studies suggest that voting numbers this year were at records … Continue reading US Midterms and the Blue Wave
Cillian Lyne details what he sees as the lunacy of the Irexit Freedom Party I’ve always been fascinated with the tormented genius archetype: a detective with powers of perception so grand that even the largest of mysteries seem… elementary. Or, a doctor who treats patients as puzzles, while perhaps his biggest puzzle is the workings of his own mind. A scientist who traded his humanity … Continue reading Eur-joking, right?
Ellen McVeigh looks at the fight for Abortion Rights in the North of Ireland Remember when we Repealed the 8th? Amazing craic, well done lads. I’m just here as a Person From the North Who Goes to College in the South to give you a wee reminder that we still don’t have those rights up here, and it’s not looking great. I started writing this … Continue reading The North is Next
Brett Kavanaugh’s lifetime nomination to the Supreme Court was previously deemed to be guaranteed, until allegations of sexual misconduct plummeted the future of the United States into uncertainty. On September 27th, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and claimed that she is one-hundred percent certain that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a houseparty in 1982. Two women have accused … Continue reading Anita Hill to Dr Ford: How America Hasn’t Changed
10,000 dead, 40,000 casualties and 3 million people displaced, this is the harsh reality of living in Yemen in 2018 as a humanitarian crisis ensues the country. This has been the story for the last 3 years as a bloody war has ravished the nation. But how did Yemen get here? To give a basic crash course on Yemeni politics, you have to look at … Continue reading What’s the Deal with Yemen?