DCs in Ireland and the energy crisis they provoke

Data centres, Big Data & Ireland’s Energy Crisis

21st September 2021 Tony Phillips 0

To plan Ireland’s energy future requires social and ecological planning (something Ireland is really not good at) indeed a previous Taoiseach described us as the laggards of Europe in this matter. Ireland is addicted to fossil fuels; this need to change and we need to do it.

Corona Gambit, the MiddleGame

23rd December 2020 Tony Phillips 0

Sacrificing truckdrivers, consumers, and its “fucked” manufacturers as pawns, the recently inaugurated tory UK negotiators also risk sacrificing some of its own royalty, its investors. The brinkmanship of this endgame is causing much suffering even as the UK plans to resort to a some last minute retreats

Ground Zero, Buenos Aires

29th November 2018 Tony Phillips 0

On the last day of November, 2018 the centre of the city of Buenos Aires was put on lock-down by the police, the military, and the secret services of twenty nations to protect their top government representatives; men and women […]

Saint Patrick's Day Saigon

Saint Patrick in Saigon

18th March 2011 Tony Phillips 1

Corporate city Vietnam, 2011: This “Patrick’s” day of ritualized alcohol consumption has long since become dissociated from the mythical man who gave this day his name. Patrick was a Roman Britain who wandered dangerously close to the edge of empire […]

Bailout, Intervention and Political Collapse

26th November 2010 Tony Phillips 0

150 protestors shouting “Cowen, Cowen, Cowen, Out, Out, Out” pushed open the gates of Government Buildings in Dublin on Nov. 22nd after a 100Bn. Euro [1] bailout and IMF intervention the day before. Avoiding answering allegations of his own involvement, […]

Our own book refernced in the Irish Times

Speaking Truthiness to the Irish Times

19th November 2010 Tony Phillips 2

The Irish Times “Opinion” section has spoken. It welcomes the IMF to Ireland. Maybe the Irish Times should ask Latin America why they decided to pay back all of their debt to the IMF so as to kick their consultants […]