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  • Hot Takes GE17

    Seeking Peace

    Corbyn’s spokesman saying Jeremy wasn’t on the side of the IRA, but simply seeking peace is offensive to anyone who’s worn the uniform. — Ruth […]

    Mike Small 15th May'17 25
  • Commentary

    Belfast Child

    There’s so much to say about the election in the north of Ireland last week that it’s hard to know where to begin. But we […]

    Adam Ramsay 7th Mar'17 16
  • Commentary

    Authentic Nations

    The question of authenticity is crucial for nations storyboarding. A hundred-thousand undergraduate essays must have quoted Benedict Anderson’s “imagined communities” (by the way in Anderson’s […]

    Mike Small 7th Mar'17 29
  • Foreign Policy

    Sturgeon at the Seanad

    The Seanad’s enthusiastic reaction to Sturgeon’s speech reflects a shift in Irish attitudes towards Scottish constitutional politics since the European referendum argues Jamie Maxwell. Nicola […]

    Jamie Maxwell 30th Nov'16 37
  • Poetry
    29th Nov'16 0
  • International

    The Irish Dimension

    ‘England’s difficulty is Ireland’s opportunity.’ That old republican dictum was oft-repeated in the run-up to Easter 1916, when King was busy battling Kaiser in far-flung […]

    Peter Geoghegan 29th Jun'16 8
  • Commentary
    Peter Geoghegan 10th May'16 31
  • International
    24th Nov'15 42
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 3rd Jul'15 28
  • Commentary

    The Gummy Bear Omnishambles

    By Mike Small How have things changed in a few short months? Ireland, supposed European cradle of reactionary catholic conservatism has delivered an inspiring celebration […]

    Mike Small 24th May'15 36
  • Commentary

    On Colonialism and Lesser Britain

    Behind the bluster that has sought, somewhat over-anxiously, to articulate the Scottish Referendum result announced on 19th September, 2014 as being in some way “definitive”, […]

    John S Warren 23rd Dec'14 46
  • Austerity Britain
    Steve Rushton 15th Sep'14 11
  • Commentary
    Duncan Muir 29th Jul'14 15
  • Identity

    Open Community in the New Scotland?

    Angela Haggerty on the need for diversity and openness in the Yes campaign as a reflection of the wider aspiration for a diverse and multicultural […]

    Angela Haggerty 18th Jun'14 95
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