Aisling O’Donnell is a Lecturer of International Development at Australian Catholic University.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Democracy After the Flood
In an atmosphere of high distress and deep uncertainty, there are two facts of the 2016 Presidential Election outcome from which comfort can be drawn, however cold. The first is that the Trump victory was obvious to anyone not cocooned in the echo chamber of the liberal press. Politics is a great...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
How Sanders Exposes the Democratic Establishment's Neoliberal Underbelly
On Friday April 2nd, President Obama observed , in a gently scolding tone, that “people pay attention to American elections”, and indeed they do. The pantomime-like atmosphere of US Presidential campaigns has a frenetic and transfixing appeal, as do the gaffs and quips and dressing downs generally...