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My Social Media Shame

I went in my first chatroom when I was 12. My name was ‘Phoebe’ – she was my favourite friend – and every day after…

Blaze

We say we are ready to be eaten by the music but have scant idea what that entails, what fire those geometric petals conceal. In…

On Suicide

What a beautiful day to be a nihilist. The sun shatters like a wine glass on the sheer ocean. Someone is stretching a canvas on…

The Vegan Dining Trail – Galway to Cork

It is thirty years since I consumed my last drop of milk and the food scene for vegans in Ireland has changed considerably in that…

In the Artist’s Words

In the artist’s words: My paintings are inspired by the simplicity and perfection in Nature, revealing what our soil provides for us. I am moved…

The Late Risers’ Manifesto

Automation in a variety of sectors could liberate millions from mind-numbing labour. But despite technological advances workers’ earnings have stagnated since the 1990s, while the…

Enemies of the People

At the height of the Vietnam War, torching U.S. flags at anti-war demonstrations became something of a burning issue for many patriotically-minded Americans. Most states…

Culture of Complaint

Editor’s Note: The presumption of innocence is a hallowed principle central to the Rule of Law. Human rights lawyer and founder of the Innocence Project…

Compassion for Trump

We are a little more than a year into the Trump Administration, and the US President shows no sign of slowing down. His behavior –…