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Thoughts, opinions, and ideas of Martin Nutty, a Dublin-born and New York resident podcaster. Covering matters political, economic and social with a smattering of literature thrown in.

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Thoughts, opinions, and ideas of Martin Nutty, a Dublin-born and New York resident podcaster. Covering matters political, economic and social with a smattering of literature thrown in.

    13: Garchs Ain't Good

    13: Garchs Ain't Good

    I call then Garchs - types who have unconscionable wealth, wiling to subvert democracy to accumulate more. The word oligarch is used by academics, but that doesn't sound sinister enough to me for those whose only purpose is to accumulate immense wealth and power at the expense of the other 99.9%

    • 6 min
    13: Why Journalists Should Leave Twitter

    13: Why Journalists Should Leave Twitter

    The fact that Twitter is a mess is not news or a surprise. The transition to a new "X" logo and the elimination of the blue bird is just another exercise in Elon Musk's narcissism. Join me as talk about the pros and cons for migrating towards a decentralized social media and avoid the ever increasing madness that is now X

    • 10 min
    TUF 01: The Untilled Field: In The Clay

    TUF 01: The Untilled Field: In The Clay

    The Untilled Field (1903) is a volume of short stories by George Moore. Chapter one, In The Clay, features the story of a Dublin sculptor whose work has been destroyed. Who is to blame and what has caused this unprovoked destruction?About The Author - from the Dictionary of Irish BiographyGeorge Augustus Moore (1852 - 1933), novelist, critic, memoirist, and cultural activist, was born 24 February 1852 at Moore Hall, Ballyglass, in Co. Mayo, a ‘big house’ in the Anglo-Irish style, built by his...

    • 43 min
    12: Big Media - Knuckle Under Or Revolt?

    12: Big Media - Knuckle Under Or Revolt?

    Yesterday, Twitter suspended the accounts of several high-profile journalists. In Twitter’s understaffed and diminished state, no immediate reason was given for the actions. Apparently, Twitter’s decision relates to the journalists reporting on the suspension of a Twitter account named ElonJet, which tracked the movements of Elon Musk’s private plane. It seems Mr. Musk believes that tracking the movement of his jet put both him and members of his family at risk and, in his view, constitu...

    • 5 min
    11: Time To Twexit

    11: Time To Twexit

    Five reasons behind why I'm leaving Twitter and why I think you should too

    • 12 min
    10: Cruelty Is Not Cool

    10: Cruelty Is Not Cool

    Thoughts on Governor Ron De Santis of Florida, how he shipped migrants to Martha's Vineyard, and the long-troubled, painful relationship America has had with many arriving migrants to its shoreNPR: On the Martha's Vineyard Migrant Story

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Martin offers well reasoned, well informed insights on the big issues we confront in this world today, delivered with a deft turn of phrase and a voice that would make Liam Neeson green with envy.

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