An argument for a better left wing media in Ireland.

There is something not quite right about left wing and progressive ‘alternative’ media in Ireland. From the beginning of the most recent economic crisis (that is 2008, not 2020), a number of attempts have been made to interpret and reconstruct the mainstream narrative about what this crisis meant. I was involved with a relatively short-lived … More An argument for a better left wing media in Ireland.


Cartographic poverty – a new paper

Introduction The proliferation of affordable web and mobile technologies has made geographic knowledge production more accessible to many. This has been allied with greater use of open source tools among the general population. Geographers work alongside others to produce high quality cartographical material used daily and across many digital platforms. At the same time, the … More Cartographic poverty – a new paper

Ghetto youth

Right now I am reading (a lot) and writing (a little) about the ghetto. I am reframing a paper I first got published in working paper form in 2015 and (rightly) rejected in paper format by a journal earlier this year. That paper was too hung up on financialisation. In the interests of making myself … More Ghetto youth