Make your voice heard. Vote!

So today I wanted to talk to you about a few things which are connected. A lot of us have made a home in Ireland, and a lot of us are young and engaged, either in volunteer work or we have causes who ring close to us at heart. These can range from Animal, LGBTQ* … Continue reading Make your voice heard. Vote!

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Feral youth gangs in Dublin – a racist issue or a wider problem?

Currently, there is a huge discussion in Ireland regarding feral youth gangs attacking, robbing, mugging people and destroying public property, without consequences. This has been an ongoing issue for years, but it is becoming more prevalent in the public mind with the rise of delivery drivers for deliveroo, justeat, ubereats on bicycles being attacked. In … Continue reading Feral youth gangs in Dublin – a racist issue or a wider problem?

Why and how Brexit was induced by Merkel and the EU.

Disclaimer: I have nothing against Refugees, and I personally believe we should help people fleeing war, however it is important to understand mechanisms used to manipulate the wider population. Well, it was, not really induced but the opportunity was grabbed by Merkel and the Brussels powers. And the British rightwing completely fell for this. Brexit … Continue reading Why and how Brexit was induced by Merkel and the EU.

Why language and words matter in your daily life.

If you know me, you know I read a lot ( I also write a lot hence the blog). As someone who writes and reads and also speaks three languages fluently and has a basic understanding of several other ones, I notice a lot of people don't pay much attention to how they say things. … Continue reading Why language and words matter in your daily life.

The mythos of the neutral journalist and it’s Supermans and Spidermans fault

In many countries especially in the western world, there is at the moment a discussion about Fake news or Luegenpresse. Especially in those European countries in which we have state-funded media. In Ireland RTE, in the UK BBC, and Germany ARD, ZDF, and their derivates, a lot of people do not see any sense any … Continue reading The mythos of the neutral journalist and it’s Supermans and Spidermans fault

Digitalization of education in Germany

In the German media, due to education being an important theme and it being election time, it's again a topic discussed widely. Should and if so how and at what cost and benefits the German education system change and incorporate more digital media. Whoever is familiar with the German education system will know schools are … Continue reading Digitalization of education in Germany

How Brexit shows the EU it’s strength and will install Germany and France as the new leaders of the next Western Superpower

Anyone who is interested in security politics will know that Britain was the country that prohibited the EU from integrating its military. The main reason was that Britain knew quite well it would lose a lot of influence in several security and military clubs (NATO, UN Security Council). The secondary and arguably even more of … Continue reading How Brexit shows the EU it’s strength and will install Germany and France as the new leaders of the next Western Superpower

The fight against abortion and birthcontrols by conservatives is merely a symptom.

In Ireland, it's a commonly known fact that birth control is rather hard to obtain and even chastised on. It's even worse if you need an abortion. If you have enough money, it's a short flight away and not a big deal, but especially if you're in the lower income brackets, this is a real … Continue reading The fight against abortion and birthcontrols by conservatives is merely a symptom.

Why BREXIT is the much needed lifeline for the EU

I feel like I have to place a disclaimer here because what I am going to write might be offensive to some. Also, in general, I tried to avoid political articles on this blog, so this will be a bit of a test as well. When the BREXIT vote went through, the result did not … Continue reading Why BREXIT is the much needed lifeline for the EU

Food – Eating in Ireland

Especially in Germany, there is still the strong rumor that food in Ireland would be extremely expensive. This seems to be mainly instigated by people who have been on vacation here during the Celtic Tiger or before. In short, it's not true and utter bolloggs. What is true however is that the average quality of … Continue reading Food – Eating in Ireland