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The rise of the far right in Ireland must be urgently resisted

Dangerous far right ideologies hide beneath calls for freedom at Dublin’s Yellow Vest Ireland rally.

Tensions following the government lockdown restrictions came to a head on August 22, with a rally on Custom House Quay organised by Yellow Vest Ireland. The demonstration stretched across the quay, with reports of hundreds in attendance but from photos,

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Echo chambers and privilege

Debating remains an exercise in thought

Entering the GMB chamber as a first-time debate goer can be a terrifying experience. A committee of suit-wearing, wine-swilling students sit in the centre of the room, going through the confusing motions of “private business”, “public business”, and “oratory returns”.