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The ousting of Mugabe has been a long time coming

House-arrest and impeachment proceedings are the culmination of years of infighting

On Wednesday morning, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was placed under house arrest, as the Zimbabwean military launched a government takeover.

Footage of Major General Sibusiso Moyo was broadcast on state television from the early hours of Wednesday morning. The Maj.

Comment

What Trinity means to me, and what I mean to College, as a graduate

D. Joyce-Ahearne evaluates his alumnus relationship with Trinity and with College, arguing that the two are far from the same thing

OP-ED

Last week, in my first act as a Trinity College alumnus, I requested my graduate reader’s card for the library. It came within five working days. In my first act as a graduate reader, I then requested a book from

Comment

Trinity, Ireland and Europe’s response to the greatest human rights disaster since WWII

Kevin Keane analyses our response to the refugee crisis and the phenomenon of “episodic outrage”

OP-ED

Europe is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since World War II; the refugee crisis is worsening, claiming more lives and ruining more families, every single day. And what have we done about it? As a society, extremely little. We have

Comment, Editorial

Fossil Free TCD: Trinity must follow its strategic plan and divest

We want to show that students still have the power to have a positive influence on the pressing issues of our time

We write this piece in the hope that all readers understand the urgent need for immediate action regarding divestment from Trinity’s holdings in the fossil fuel industry.

Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. At the 2015 …

Comment

Conor McGregor and Irishness

Op-ed: Conor McGregor is the latest vehicle for the lie that binds the deep fissures within American society: that anyone can make it, if they are good enough

OP-ED

More than one in six Irish-born people over the age of fifteen people now live abroad, the highest proportion of any country in the OECD. This metric is a testament to generations of economic stagnancy. Despite De Valera’s famous promise …

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