Isn’t it about time we started loving Dublin again?

In Ulysses, James Joyce highlights the vibrancy of Dublin’s street life. From first thing in the morning when at 8am on June 16th, 1904, Leopold Bloom leaves his house in Eccles Street — chatting briefly to the public Larry O’Rourke on Dorset Street — Joyce draws a...

Putinflation’ has rewritten the economic rulebook

Recent falls in stock markets are just what we needed. In fact, the falls in all financial markets – bonds, stocks and of course, the plaything de jour, crypto – may just save the world from an economic catastrophe. This may sound counterintuitive. Aren’t financial...

I have a terrible neighbour, and so do you

Isn’t it amazing that British intelligence can be so accurate on Russia and so appalling on the EU? The latest ruse on the Northern Ireland protocol is a classic “false flag” operation. It is designed to shift the blame from London to Brussels for the crime of...

Ultimately, uncontrolled inflation will be followed by a recession

Inflation concerns us all as the value of money is being eroded by higher prices. To understand what is happening, let’s go right back to where money started. Herodotus’s Histories (4th century BC) tells us that the Lydians were the first people to use money and...