TCDSU President-elect Keane’s decision to speak against BDS motion at Council sends a cynical message

Rory O’Neill argues against the current student political culture prevents the union taking stances on controversial issues, in light of the recent controversy over a vote at council

By now many students will have heard of the debacle arising out of the most recent Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council relating to the defeated motion mandating the union to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. …