Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Students’ Unions Don’t Represent All. We Should be Able to Opt Out

Liam Byrne makes the case for the freedom to disassociate from students’ unions after Young Fine Gael supported an opt-out motion.
By Liam Byrne
Op-Ed

From Protesting for Fun to Protesting for My Life

Jordanne Jones calls on Ireland to leave behind misogyny and trust women.
By Jordanne Jones
Op-Ed

Why I’m Supporting Repeal from Scotland

Human rights have no borders, writes former leader of Scottish Labour Kezia Dugdale .
By Kezia Dugdale
Op-Ed

Growing a Greener Ireland

Young people today are a 'transition generation' who must tackle climate change head on, writes Denis Naughten.
By Denis Naughten
Op-Ed

How Universities Put Survival Before Their Staff

Ulf Strohmayer argues that entrepreneurial, commercialised universities have become shadows of their former selves.
By Ulf Strohmayer
Op-Ed

How Ireland’s Female Revolutionaries Forged the Way

When fighting for women's reproductive rights, let's take inspiration from history's trailblazers, writes Sinn Féin's Louise O'Reilly.
By Louise O'Reilly
Op-Ed

Repeal Referendum is a One-Time Opportunity

Securing a referendum on the eighth amendment has been long and arduous. Let's not take it for granted, writes Brendan Howlin.
By Brendan Howlin
Op-Ed

To Transform Society, We Must Defend Our Education

Free third-level education isn't a drain on society. Compared to tax evasion, it's a drop in the ocean, writes Paul Murphy.
By Paul Murphy
Op-Ed

Students Need to Shut Down More Than Just the Book of Kells

Take Back Trinity should end only with publicly funded education for all, writes Kevin Keane.
By Kevin Keane
Op-Ed

The Opt-Out Referendum is a Matter of Basic Rights

TCDSU is valuable for students, but so is students' freedom to choose, writes James Martin.
By James Martin