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The Iraq War & The Influence of the Media
Crisis of Civilisation / Economy / Education / Fear-driven Political Propaganda / Global Order / Human Biases / Iraq / Journalism / Media / Neoliberalism / Politics / Understanding Society / United States / War

The Iraq War & The Influence of the Media

MEDIA – PROPAGANDA – WAR Since the 1950s both media and military have changed exponentially. The discovery of instantaneous broadcasting across the globe with the introduction of the 24/hour news-cycle, commenters now have more platforms than ever before to communicate from. The arrival of new media players such as the famous Al Jazeera, will be … Continue reading

Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Education / Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Regulation / mental health / Stress Management

Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence A crucial and empowering self-taught skill which can help manage and control stress and other emotions A short animation breaking down the concepts of emotional intelligence and how it’s an integral part of thinking and decision making: CLICK HERE We are inevitably living in a global societal structure filled chaos and uncertainty. A … Continue reading

The Global Order ‘Power Shift’ Post WWII: The Era of FTA’s
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The Global Order ‘Power Shift’ Post WWII: The Era of FTA’s

The Global Order ‘Power Shift’: FTA Era Case Study: Fracking Free Ireland’s AGAINST TTIP The discussions for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), have been on- going between the United States and the EU since 2013. The proposal became motionless when the 2016 United States presidential election saw President Donald Trump head of state … Continue reading

A Critical Review: ‘The Decline of American Power: The U.S. in a Chaotic World’
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A Critical Review: ‘The Decline of American Power: The U.S. in a Chaotic World’

‘The Decline of American Power: The U.S. in a Chaotic World’  Immanuel Wallerstein who is the credited author of this unprecedented; both of academic writings and personal; collections of a lifetime studying the capitalist driven, hegemonic founding, geographically blessed state and the founder and enforcer of democracy and liberty- The United States of America. Both … Continue reading

Amazon: The leading e-commerce retailer
Amazon / E-commerce / eBay / Jeff Bezos / Marketing

Amazon: The leading e-commerce retailer

We as a civilisation have reached a point where we can order almost everything we want, from anywhere on the Earth online, albeit with boundaries. We also have developed a reasonable expectation that we can have products delivered to us within two weeks. I wish to investigate the wonder that is modern e-commerce, and how … Continue reading

Hope for Investigative Journalism
Investigative Journalism / Irish Media / Journalism / Media / Uncategorized

Hope for Investigative Journalism

After  20 years of decline, things are looking better for the supply of investigative journalism. There is no doubt that investigative journalism has been in decline for the past 20 or so years, unable to sustain itself due to its contemporary corporate business model which is operating within a neoliberal free market economy (Børkelo, 2013). … Continue reading