Green movements must join the fight against environmental racism

With racial minorities disproportionately affected by the ruinous consequences of climate change, environmental justice must be linked with the fight for racial justice

Climate change and racial inequality have both garnered mass critical attention in recent decades. Following the death of George Floyd in 2020, the US saw a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. The impact of Covid-19 on racial minorities

Irish political parties have a serious problem with accountability

With Dignity and Respect policies often falling short, many political parties foster a culture of hostility and secrecy. This needs to change

If the last general election signified anything, it was that the political landscape of Ireland is in a huge state of flux. Sinn Féin, the Green Party and the Social Democrats enjoyed new-found success, while Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Serious Zoom anxiety is hurting students’ ability to learn

High expectations for students to verbally contribute and have their camera on over Zoom can stimulate anxiety in just about anyone

While anxiety has been a problem affecting students forever, it has only been exacerbated by the trials of Zoom learning. There is a whole host of people who are experiencing social anxiety for the first time in lectures, seminars, and

Repeal was not the end of the campaign for reproductive rights

The previous government promised safe access zone legislation. This one should deliver on it.

At the beginning of March, Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly informed the cabinet that a review of Ireland’s abortion legislation had begun. During the 2018 referendum to repeal the eighth amendment, political parties’ respective stances on abortion were under sharp

The white paper on Direct Provision is a step forward, but not far enough

The Irish government must do more for asylum seekers coming to Ireland

The much-awaited White Paper on Ending Direct Provision by Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Roderic O’Gorman was published publicly at the end of last month. The government in Dublin has committed to developing the much-touted new and

Towards a Radically New Student Union

TCDSU’s incoming sabbatical officers have a duty to prioritise student engagement; they need to find new ways of doing so

The last referendum held by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) saw only 652 students vote, a mere 4% of the student body. It can be argued, as many candidates running in the upcoming SU elections have done, that you …

We must move towards a radically new union

TCDSU’s incoming sabbatical officers have a duty to prioritise student engagement

Before the most recent sabbatical elections, the last referendum held by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) saw only 652 students vote, a mere 4% of the student body. It can be argued, as many candidates running in the recent

Breaking down barriers: it’s up to Trinity to facilitate online language exchanges

Irish people are statistically less likely to speak foreign languages than their European counterparts – college could help to change that

Parlez-vous une langue étrangère? Just 13% of the overall Irish population describe themselves as multilingual in a language other than Irish or English, according to figures from the last census. Many European countries share multiple borders which in theory should …