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Said the world was not flat
and caused an outrage.

And now we are outraged
by women wearing niqabs
taking the citizenship oath

They don’t belong in a country based on freedom… 22 more words


Sinn Féin at a Critical Juncture, Both North and South of the Border

Originally written for The Bull, Trinity College, September 2015

The next six to eight months promise to be as important as any in the modern history of Sinn Féin. 1,016 more words

Political Writing

With Corbyn Installed as Leader, Whither the British Labour Party?

Originally written for The Bull, Trinity College, September 2015

Jeremy Corbyn, bearded MP for Islington North, was elected leader of the Labour party by a landslide on September 12th. 634 more words

Political Writing

The Language of Politics: When Sh*t Doesn't Stick (The Corybn Election Earthquake)

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a Labour member, supporter or voter. I have not voted Labour in a General Election since 1997 when Tony Blair came to power. 922 more words


Politics of a Higher Nature – William Blake and John Steinbeck

As politically inspiring as they might be, should we view William Blake and John Steinbeck as political writers?

In a recent article  at Steinbeck Now, John Steinbeck’s political legacy was discussed in light of new books by Russell Brand and Naomi Klein, two advocates for social change and proponents of greater corporate and individual accountability. 1,570 more words

Articles On Writing

5/28: Political Writing & Preserving An Author's Voice

Hours Worked:
9:30 – 10:50 a.m. ; 12:15 – 2:00 p.m.

At the beginning of my shift, I attended a daily budget meeting. This one was different from the previous ones I attended because it was a meeting for all sections of the newsroom, not just the students in the newsroom practicum. 721 more words


The Ends Justify the Means

Niccolo Machiavelli born this date in 1469. His masterpiece, The Prince, contains some of the most influential political theory ever written. You can read it here: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/ 1232