Friday, May 27, 2016

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Innocent Victims

Attorney At Law, Martin Galvin, in a letter to yesterday's Irish News, highlighted British and Unionist determination to deny justice to victims of the British state security services.
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The Making Of An Anarchist In Portlaoise Prison @ Part 3

In the third of a multi part series Joe C narrates his experience of arrest and time served in Portlaoise Prison where he evolved into an anarchist.

The Special Criminal Court

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Bernadette McAliskey: ‘I Am Aware I’m Asking People To Go Up A Hill That I Wouldn’t Go Up Myself’

The second part of a Derry Journal feature where Eamon Sweeney (eamon.sweeney@jpress.co.uk)talks with Bernadette Devlin McAliskey.


Bernadette McAliskey contends people must challenge the status quo

She believes Stormont is facilitating Tory cuts

Welfare cuts will have a drastic effect on people she warns
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I Was There

From the Uri Avnery Column a discerning commentary on suggestions that Israeli society is exhibiting traces of Nazi Germany. 

Please Don't write about Ya'ir Golan!" a friend begged me, “Anything a leftist like you writes will only harm him!"

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Reflections From Drogheda

The editorial for a recent publication from the Aspects team @ The Old Drogheda Society: Reflections On The !916 Rising: Aspects Of Drogheda History. edited by Anthony McIntyre.

The year 1916 has a very strong resonance in Irish political and cultural life. Its symbolism has been omnipresent in our media, both mainstream and social.
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TPQ Change Of Tack

For quite some time TPQ has published around four items a day. Much of what has featured previously appeared on other blogs and websites. The increasing volume of material we try to cover has resulted in endlessly having to play catch up but never quite making it. Such has been the prodigious output from some sites that TPQ has resorted to offering a round-up of their content via links rather than feature the articles per se.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Either Or - Wisdom or Wilderness

For the first time since 1972, Stormont has a formal Opposition. Author and journalist, Dr John Coulter, outlines how this will work practically and not deteriorate into a primary school playground shouting match. Follow Dr John Coulter on Twitter at @JohnAHCoulter.
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A Misjustice

A letter from Daniel Bradley critical of the North's Public Prosecution Service. Daniel Bradley is a justice campaigner from Derry.