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Sunday 21 August, 2016

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

And they’re doing it with art.

Saturday 12 March, 2016

'Abortion on demand' phrase pushes idea women will get abortions as easy as choosing a Netflix movie

The term is left hanging in the background of debate, casting a vague and supposedly scary shadow over the future, writes Dr Robert Grant.

Monday 23 February, 2015

What will the Greek challenge to austerity mean for Ireland?

Greece’s bailout extension is loaded with political meaning for other eurozone countries.

Friday 5 December, 2014

Opinion: There has been a shift in Ireland’s political climate... but why now?

Given the fact that we have been living through turbulent political times for the past six years, why are such profound shifts in political consciousness happening now?

Friday 20 June, 2014

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

Sunday 4 May, 2014

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated

Our current model of healthcare was developed to deal with a very different world: one in which people did not survive long into old age and acute illness was the main cause of death.

Sunday 23 February, 2014

Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding

The relationship between ethics and economics is long-standing – we’ve just been ignoring it, writes Robert Grant.

Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics

With the World Economic Forum under way, let’s remember that economists have powerful mathematical tools at their disposal which, like all tools, are means to ends. What those ends are depends on our values, writes Robert Grant.

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