World Politics


No One's Talking About Brexit

Brexit officially happens January 31 at 11 o'clock GMT, yet no one is talking about it. I have to put an end to this. Brexit is the most polarizing issue of our time, and no one is talking about it—not you, not the media. But I certainly will.


A Third-World View of America's Impeachment Process

The United States of America is the world's pinnacle of democracy. Throughout the years, third-world countries fighting for democracy have always looked to the stars and stripes for inspiration and help. That's why America's politics have always had a ripple effect on third-world politics.


The Euro and the EU Super State

the EU made Europe great again in the aftermath of the catastrophic World War II. And with the birth of the EU came the birth of a new currency—the euro—which turned out to be a powerful economic tool for EU countries that are using it. Will it be used to unify Europe further?


Revisionism and the Politics of James Connolly

Connolly's Republican Socialism, his militant trade unionism, his adherence to Marxism, his membership in the Irish Socialist Republican Party and his rejection of one-dimensional nationalism, are irrefutable and uncomfortable truths for those who have erroneously attempted to hijack his legacy.


Russia's Little Green Men in the Ukraine

Trump once said he truly believed Putin that Russia did not invade the Ukraine, blaming it on Obama. Well, we know Trump is just despicable as a person and POTUS, but since 2014, there is solid evidence that Trump is also gullible about many things. Ukraine is one.


What Ever Happened to the B.R.I.C. Economies?

The BRIC economies are comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. They are emerging markets predicted to be able to surpass the G7 countries—U.S.A., U.K., France, Italy, Germany, Canada, and Japan—sometime in the future. This article will look at their chances of accomplishing this.


The Chinese Endgame or the End

Napoleon reportedly said: “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move the world.” This is an anachronism and in any case, it's only partially true. China is a sleeping giant, but like Gulliver, only a giant to the Lilliputians. China has now awoken a Brobdingnagian.


"A Very British Jihad" Book Discussion

A Very British Jihad, published on Kindle in 2019, was a groundbreaking expose of state-sanctioned murder in the North of Ireland. These were dangerous times, not just for Republican activists or Catholics but for lawyers, journalists, and human rights campaigners.


Irish Secret Societies

In recent times, the influence of the various loyal orders has diminished. However, membership of these secret societies, with their bizarre rituals, is still a significant phenomenon in the North of Ireland.