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RULES ARE ONLY FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE
Inequalities of wealth and power make a nonsense of the principle of equality before the law
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Posted: 2021-04-21



DEBATING IRISH UNITY
It is an inescapable fact that in the next 10/15 years Unionism will be an electoral minority
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Posted: 2021-04-21



THE MOTHER AND BABY SCANDAL
For a country as intertwined with organised religion as Ireland has been for centuries, it would be misguided to let the Church off the hook
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Posted: 2021-02-20



THE IMPERFECT HUMANISM OF JESUS
The political philosophy of Jesus is a profoundly reactionary message which fails to provide any practical scheme for the good of society.
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Posted: 2021-01-16



LIVING AMONG DINOSAURS
If you are born a Protestant in Northern Ireland the chances are that you will grow up in the midst of a collection of ideas and values that, to put it mildly, lie on the right-wing of the political spectrum.
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Posted: 2020-12-17



EVEN THE TEACHING OF HISTORY IS SECTARIAN
A new study reveals that the choice of local study in GCSE history is made largely on tribal lines
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Posted: 2020-07-17



THE THREE CONMEN OF CORONA
The crisis has exposed the unfitness to govern of Trump, Bolsonaro and Johnson
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Posted: 2020-07-06



DEFAMATION IN NORTHERN IRELAND
A new defamation law came into force on the 1st January 2014 in England, but similar changes have not been made in Northern Ireland.
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Posted: 2020-07-05



IRELAND AND SLAVERY
Ireland has a mixed record, with both supporters and opponents prominent in modern history
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Posted: 2020-07-01