The April issue of the online ‘smorgasbord of insightful comment, artistic expression and delightful imagery’ is out now.
What can we expect?
With the House of Commons descending into postmodern farce, Frank Armstrong examines a spectre the British Establishment fears even more than a calamitous no-deal Brexit.
This month we bring you a new column called ‘Bull Moose’, a monthly bulletin covering the politics and society of the United States.
Professor Ronan McCrea wonders whether Southern Ireland is prepared to accommodate Unionist Culture, with the possibility of Irish Unification on the horizon. Cartoon by Octo.
We continue our coverage of Brazil through Bruna Kadletz, who identifies a ‘Discourse of Pollution’, emanating from Jair Bolsonaro, the ‘Trump of the Tropics’.
Jenny Hauser pays tribute to her recently deceased grandmother, a physicist who left an account of her time living under the Third Reich and behind the Iron Curtain in Germany.
Frank O’Boyle reveals his experiences working in homeless shelter accommodation in Dublin, and explores how outcomes could be improved.
In the next instalment of his memoir, film maker Bob Quinn returns to his early days in RTE, and the amusing characters that inhabited that lost world.
The founder of the Innocence Project in Ireland, David Langwallner poses the question: ‘what is law?, and whether it truly aligns with justice.
Our editorial discusses the Fine Gael government’s denial of habitat to wild birds and feckless artists, among others.
Martin Obst and Giulia Canevari are getting growing, and want to inspire you to do the same.
Our Musician of the Month is Bartholomew Ryan of the Loafing Heroes. Artist of the Month is Hector Castells.
We have fiction from Nance Harding and Stephen Mc Randal, and a poem, BREXIT, by Alex Winter. And No Comment Photography from Francesco Taurisano.
The self-funded, online and print “nexus for wide-ranging expertise’ on many matters Irish and international.
In the March issue:
In an ongoing ding-dong, David Langwallner asks whether George Orwell’s England is really home to Fintan O’Toole’s ‘swivel-eyed loons’?
Ilsa Monique Carter looks back on her riotous upbringing in Louisiana, featuring expulsions, snakes and Irish nuns.
In an interview with Cassandra Voices, independent election candidate for Phibsborough in Dublin Sean McCabe explains why he wants to keep things local, after spending some years working for the Mary Robinson foundation on climate justice.
And Frank Armstrong argues that the development of Wild Law within the existing framework of the Irish Constitution can address the Sixth Extinction evident in Ireland, and simultaneously tackle climate change…and more (at link below)..
A tactile version of the website Cassandra Voices, a ‘nexus for wide-ranging expertise’ on Irish affairs.
Carefully crafted, possibly prophetic, long-length articles in print form.
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