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IRISH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RETREATS TO THE DARK AGES
The Church's dismissal of Steven Smyrl as an elder shows that the DUP are not the only dinosaurs in Northern Ireland's jurassic park
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Posted: 2019-11-21



BORIS AND THE BARD
Johnson's naked ambition is positively Shakespearean
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Posted: 2019-11-21



A NEW IRELAND
Nationalists and Republicans have a responsibility in framing the discourse and debate of the benefits of a New Ireland which will be inclusive to all.
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Posted: 2019-11-21



PARLIAMENT IS DOING ITS JOB
The Tory press has attacked the Commons unfairly
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Posted: 2019-10-23



SUPREME COURT RULING IS AGAINST JOHNSON, BUT IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER
The ruling that Johnson's prorogation was illegal might not amount to much if he wins a general election
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Posted: 2019-09-24



NEED FOR A SUPERMAJORITY EU REFERENDUM
Labour's belated support for the possibility of a second referendum increases the chance that this may happen. If so, here's how to do it
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Posted: 2019-02-25



THE ABORTION DEBATE
Consultation and compromise are the only sane and sensible approaches.
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Posted: 2019-01-08



THE MEN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS
Christmas was invented above all by three men: Pope Julius I, Dionysius Exiguus and Charles Dickens
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Posted: 2018-12-17



THE POLITICAL WING OF THE OLD TESTAMENT...>
THE DUP have recently come in for a lot of stick from sections of the British media and some politicians. In the Commons the Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas referred to them as dinosaurs. She complained about the absence of environmental policies in the Queen's Speech and asked if Theresa May had been influenced by her new potential allies.
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Posted: 2017-06-23



HUMAN AGENCY AS A SOURCE OF FAITH
Brian McClinton was interviewed in the News Letter in 2014. Read an edited version in which he argues that Humanists want to build a better society through the application of reason, compassion and ethical living
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Posted: 2016-12-23