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Sep 20, 2014

Labour gain at expense of Sinn Fein

The Labour Party has gained ground at Sinn Fein’s expense in an opinion poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Independent. The Millward Brown poll shows Fine Gael on 25pc, unchanged and Fianna Fail on 21pc, up one point. The Labour Party is on nine per cent, up ... #Labour Party (Ireland) #Joan Burton #Fine Gael #Fianna Fail #Sinn Fein

Sep 20, 2014

Gimme gimme gimme: how to increase your willpower

A new book suggests self-control is the key to success and that learning to defer gratification can change your life. But is it really that simple? We take the marshmallow test Two varieties of human emerge from the pages of The Marshmallow Test , a ... #Labour Party (Ireland) #Joan Burton #Fine Gael #Fianna Fail #Sinn Fein

Sep 21, 2014

Labour conference & Scottish independence referendum aftermath: Row over broken promise claim - live

Gloria De Piero says introduce social background monitoring in public sector Miliband: No ifs, not buts, well deliver on Scotland William McKay says his commission proposals need rewriting Miliband rules out Gordon Brown returning to frontline UK pol... #House of Commons #Gordon Brown #Liberal Democrats #Andrew Marr #Scotland #Ed Miliband #Alex Salmond

Sep 19, 2014

Don Cayo: Without agreed-on facts, environmental reviews are mired in dysfunction (with video)

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” — U.S. Senator Daniel Moyniha... #House of Commons #Gordon Brown #Liberal Democrats #Andrew Marr #Scotland #Ed Miliband #Alex Salmond

Sep 19, 2014

Let 16-year-olds vote (Opinion) - CNN.com

Editor's note: Jason Brennan is an assistant professor of strategy, economics, ethics and public policy at Georgetown University. The views expressed are his own. (CNN) -- Scotland decided to trust its 16-year-olds to vote in the biggest question in ... #House of Commons #Gordon Brown #Liberal Democrats #Andrew Marr #Scotland #Ed Miliband #Alex Salmond

Sep 19, 2014

John Michael McDonagh hits back at those "with an axe to grind"

John Michael McDonagh has hit back at his critics, claiming some sections of the Dublin media have an axe to grind. The director of The Guard and Calvary has issued a strong statement over controversial comment she made in an interview promoting Calv... #London #Dublin, Ireland

Sep 20, 2014

Is the world going nuts? (Opinion) - CNN.com

Editor's note: Fareed Zakaria is the host of CNN's Global Public Square. Watch his interviews with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former U.S. President Bill Clinton this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN. (CNN) -- Is the world spinning ... #Bill Clinton #Fareed Zakaria #Narendra Modi #Ukraine

Sep 19, 2014

[Opinion] Scotland's referendum - nothing and everything changes

Scottish people voted with a decisive majority against independence but the conversation in the UK has only just begun. And the EU will be listening closel... #Spain #Scotland

Sep 21, 2014

Contrary Mary is becoming scary for timorous Micheal

Fianna Fail has always had a strange relationship with strong women. Over the years, a number have emerged by accident. However, when it comes to Mary O'Rourke and Maire Geoghegan-Quinn the endings have rarely been happy. It is not that the Fianna Fa... #Fianna Fail #Mary Coughlan #Mary Hanafin #Mary O'Rourke (politician)

Sep 19, 2014

What Type of Racists are They? 62% of White St. Louis Residents Support the Killing of Michael Brown

As reported by the St. Louis Post Dispatch, new public opinion research by the Remington Research Group has revealed that 62 percent of white St. Louis county residents believe that the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot... #Fianna Fail #Mary Coughlan #Mary Hanafin #Mary O'Rourke (politician)