Archive for August, 2007

Happy Labour Day weekend?

Friday, August 31st, 2007

I'm TAing for Bob McChesney's political economy class this semester, and the first book we're reading is Dean Baker's recent text "The United States since 1980" - it's part of a series focusing on different countries over that period. It's a fascinating opportunity to refresh the finer points (in a ...

Labour Leadership Race

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

There seems to be quite a bit of momentum building behind Eamon Gilmore's bid to win the Labour Party leadership. Interestingly, several distinct blocks within the party are supporting him - Higgins and Stagg who are traditionally seen as the core of the left of the party came out in ...

BCI funds Flirt FM (and a whole lot of other community radio content)

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Meant to post this previously, but I've been somewhat distracted recently. Anyhow, the BCI recently¬†announced the latest round of Sound and Vision funding for Irish radio, and there was good news for Flirt FM, with two projects getting a total of ‚ā¨13,950 - including funding for a project by my ...