Who will take on Le Pen?

With terrible approval ratings, high unemployment and sluggish economic growth, President of France François Hollande will not be seeking a second term of office. With the winds of populism running through global politics, will this be the far-right’s best chance to win a presidential election in Europe? The first round of the French Presidential Elections…

Dealing with Refugees and Integration – Isle of Hope: A Social Innovation Start-up by UCC Students

Refugees and how to deal with migrants is a growing question for many developed nations, including Ireland. Many parts of the world are becoming unstable due to war, poverty, disease and famine. In 2015 there was a 126.2% increase on the number of refugee and Asylum applications in Ireland, with 3,276 applications received during the…

The Battle for Congress

As the majority of our attention is taken up with the daily news on Secretary Hillary Clinton, Mr.Donald Trump and their quest for the White House, we often miss out on the races that are happening for the House of Representatives and the Senate. Running for the House is a gruelling task; from the moment…