Posts By Vincent Wood

Leading With The Chin

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The progressive political parties represented in the Dáil, Assembly and Council chambers around the country have been slow to understand the potential opened up by the Occupy movement. During the recent Presidential election, with all…

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Occupied by the Arts

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Progressive people are delighted by the blossoming of the Occupy…phenomenon.  Many of us are not quite sure where it all came from so quickly and heaven knows where it is all going on to, but one…

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Otherwise Occupied

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It appears that progressive political parties are holding back from overt support for the Occupy protests around the world in general and Ireland in particular. Perhaps it is because they see the occupiers lacking in…

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New Thinking

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With public opinion being informed by the presidential contest in seems that there is some movement in support for progressive politics. With Fine Gael able to go it alone in government, there remains an opportunity for…

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Rioting!

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I have just come back from three weeks in England, most of which spent in London.  I watched events unfold and how the media covered it all from the initial understanding of the Police shooting…

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