Regions / Ireland
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.
Irish activists fighting a plan to increase the cost of water have an unlikely ally in their corner: the Detroit Water Brigade.
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
Martin McGuiness, now running for the presidency in the Republic of Ireland, is an admitted former member of the IRA.
The elections made it clear that the Irish want a change.
They're scheduled for Feb. 25 and Irish eyes are not smiling.
The Celtic tiger is following the same trajectory as the Asian tigers. Is China next?
The failure of the Irish miracle, argues columnist Walden Bello, may signal the end of an era of miracles.
Historical analogies are tricky, but the potato famine and the current economic crisis have parallels that are hard to ignore.