Tag Archive: UK

Citizens of the world, unite! Why I care so much about brexit

As the UK triggers Article 50 today and starts to leave the EU, a phrase I thought I had left behind popped into my mind: ‘third culture kid’. It describes those who moved between… Continue reading

Ireland: Vote Yes to Equality

I’m voting Yes to marriage equality in the Irish referendum on the 22nd of May. If you’re Irish and haven’t registered yet then get registered! Seriously, you only have until May 6th.

Amazon: The Truth Behind the Click

I recently watched Panorama’s undercover documentary Amazon: The Truth Behind The Click. Having worked in several Amazon warehouses on video projects I learned their workers don’t have it easy…but then does anyone doing a low-wage… Continue reading

Journalism of Hope: Lord Puttnam at Google

Lord Puttnam came to Google Dublin recently and gave a brilliant talk on leadership which I attended – read my thoughts on Puttnam’s Five Laws of Creative Leadership over here. But now I… Continue reading

Leveson is wrong: We should enshrine press freedom in statute, not press regulation

Britain’s laws weren’t designed to produce ethical journalism, but to defend against damaging journalism. This means journalists don’t have any incentive to act responsibly in the current system. If we really want responsible… Continue reading

Osborne announces Bank of England shake-up

George Osborne has announced the Treasury is to have sole control over the Bank of England when taxpayer’s money is at stake during times of crisis, while the Bank of England is to… Continue reading