Ireland

Irish Youth Activists at First-Ever Climate Assembly Implore Govt to Listen to Science

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Irish schools students during the Global School Strike for Climate Action march from St. Stephen's Green to Leinster House, demanding an immediate action on climate change, on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—have a future."

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Greedy Bankers Who Screwed Everyone Are Finally On Trial, Just Not In This Country

This week in Dublin, three former executives of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank went on trial for illegal practices that eventually crashed the economy, leading to an 85 billion euro bailout by the government - aka still-angry taxpayers. Years in the making, the complex trial has drawn over 300 jury volunteers who've been warned they can't serve if they're too peeved to be "fair," even though the banksters weren't. Particularly damning are tape recordings of the executives laughingly Read More...