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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Arthur Wellesley's Victory At Waterloo Was A Huge Setback For The Cause Of Democracy And Equality, Thus Not A Cause For Celebration.

Mick Hall thinks Arthur Wellesley should be shunned not celebrated. Mick Hall is a Marxist blogger @ Organized Rage.



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The Wonderful World Of Barra McGrory’s Public Prosecution Service

From The Broken Elbow another spin on the merry-go-round that is the office of Barra McGrory, Britain's leading prosecutor in the North.


Following Barra McGrory’s grilling by the Stormont Justice Committee following publication of the NI Attorney-General’s report on his PPS’ handling of the Liam Adam’s prosecution, Peter Sefton asks some pertinent follow-up’s:

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Catholics Must Reclaim Twelfth: Day Is Not Just For The Prods

John Coulter with an extended version of today's Irish Daily Star column. 
 
Catholics should reclaim the Twelfth as part of their Irish heritage and 12 July should be a national holiday across the whole of Ireland like St Patrick’s Day.
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Zero Progress On Core Issues

Via the IRPWA a Statement from Roe 4 Republican Prisoners, Maghaberry 22/06/15.

Imprisoned In Maghaberry

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There Must Be A Way Out Of The Present Crisis

Leonardo Boff with a piece from Tikkun on the current state of Brazilian politics. Leonardo Boff is a Theologian-Philosopher with the Earthcharter Commission.


  • A Note on Brazil from Theologian Leonardo Boff
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Boston College Case Press Statement: PSNI Send Gardai To McIntyre Home; Dublin Now Involved In Case

A press statement on the Boston College subpoena case that featured yesterday evening @ The Broken Elbow.     

Today (Sunday), two detectives from An Garda Siochana visited the home in Drogheda of former Boston College researcher, Anthony McIntyre.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

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Our True Champion

Sandy Boyer (SB) introduces Martin Galvin (MG) who recalls the life of former NY Congressman Mario Biaggi, a champion of Irish Freedom who passed away this week.  In the words of TPQ transcriber, may he rest in peace. Thanks as always to the same transcriber who without complaint performs the laborious task of bringing these transcripts to our readers.
 

WBAI 99.5FM Pacifica Radio

New York City

27 June 2015

(begins time stamp ~ 21:35)
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Protecting Key People

William Johnstone waxes sceptical about the credentials of some Sinn Fein leaders. William Johnstone is a Ballymoney unionist with an interest in history and politics.

Forgive a sceptical observer and pardon me for maybe stating the obvious but is it not worth considering how much in terms of time and resources has the government spent protecting key people in Sinn Fein? It goes without saying that people holding key positions in the party today have, at the very least, lived charmed lives.
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Does British Army Document Confirm Kevin McKee’s Role As IRA Informer?

From The Broken Elbow Ed Moloney and James Kinchin-White examine some British Army logs.

The document below is an extract from a British Army ‘watch-keeper’s log’ which appears to show that Kevin McKee, killed and disappeared as a British spy in 1972, and whose body may have just been found in a bog in Co Meath, betrayed a significant IRA arms dump containing five weapons and some 1600 rounds of ammunition.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

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Promoting Secularism in the Age of ISIS

Maryam Namazie with a transcript of a speech she gave in Vancouver earlier this month. Marayam Namazie blogs @ Nothing Is Scared.


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This is my speech at the 5th Imagine No Religion conference in Vancouver, Canada during 5-7 June 2015.
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The Irish News & Joe Lynskey: Low Standards In Low Places

Ed Moloney pours scorn on an Irish News story about the Joe Lynskey case.  Ed Moloney blogs @ The Broken Elbow.   

On Saturday, April 4th, 2015 The Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio One, broadcast a near thirty minute segment devoted to interviews with relatives of four people ‘disappeared’ by either the IRA or the INLA.