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  • Pendulum swings towards McCain

    September 8, 2008 @ 12:07 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Only a couple of weeks ago I would have said Barack Obama was going to win the US presidency in November. John McCain by contrast looked old, tired and very much  yesterday’s man. But since the two conventions I have changed my mind and I’m putting my money on McCain at this stage. (more…)

  • Abortion on the internet revives an old controversy

    July 11, 2008 @ 10:01 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    As a morning-radio addict, I find it often has a soporific effect and helps me go back to sleep before the inevitable moment when the day must start. But I nearly jumped out of bed when the BBC’s Today programme reported that medications which induce an abortion can now be obtained on the internet. (more…)


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