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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



THE WRATH OF GOD
FUNDAMENTALIST religious believers love to blame natural disasters on God.
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Posted: 2020-05-03



2020s CHALLENGES FOR HUMANISM
The Humanist Challenge to Current Inhumane Ideas
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Posted: 2020-05-02



BASIC INCOME: AN OLD IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME
Eamon Murphy argues that a universal basic income (UBI) has many advantages in the modern age. The idea is gaining momentum, with pilot projects in Finland and in the Netherlands currently in progress.
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Posted: 2020-05-01



BLASPHEMY IN 69 COUNTRIES
Blasphemy is still punishable by death in 6 countries and expressing atheism is punishable by death in 13.
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Posted: 2020-03-03



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



PUBLIC DEBATE IS A BEAR PIT
Public debates may entertain but they rarely educate
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Posted: 2019-06-14