2018, or 1933?

Ok, I've composed myself. As I mentioned in my previous piece, I had planned to write on this topic yesterday. But needed extra time to collect my thoughts. I wrote last week before both the Irish and Brazilian presidential elections, and now we are in the aftermath. While the victors could not be more different, … Continue reading 2018, or 1933?


Blasphemy! Blasphemy I say!

Along with the Presidential Election this coming Friday, voters in Ireland will also be asked to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment. This has been generally referred to as the 'Blasphemy Referendum', as the proposal is to remove the word blasphemy from Article 40.6.1 of the constitution. But what implications does this actually have? Let's … Continue reading Blasphemy! Blasphemy I say!