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Why i joined Sinn Féin

I have been a member of Sinn Féin for almost two years now. These years have been the very eye-opening for me, what I thought I knew about politics in the North East of this island and the country as a whole for that matter was minuscule, to what i have learned in those two years.   815 more words


Friends of Liberty and Friends of Montaigne I: de La Boetie (Expanding the Liberty Canon series)

Etienne de La Boétie (1530-1563) was from Sarlat in the southwest of France. He developed strong interests in poetry, classics, and politics as a youth and was rather precocious. 1,252 more words


Forty years on: the Birmingham pub bombings and the Left

Forty years ago tonight, two bombs exploded inside busy pubs in the centre of Birmingham, killing 21 people and injuring another 182. In the light of atrocities that have happened since, this may not seem such a shocking incident, but at the time it was traumatic – we in mainland Britain had not experienced such an attack upon civilians since the Second World War. 1,472 more words

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What should Northern Ireland do?

Whichever way you look at it, the six counties of North East Ulster that remain in the UK stick out like a sore thumb, and given the region’s troubled past, sore is actually quite an apt description. 862 more words

Florentine Liberty II: Guicciardini, Dialogue on the Government of Florence (Expanding the Liberty Canon series)

Francesco Guicciardini (1483-1540) was born and died in Florence which already had a long history as a literary and cultural centre, and as a centre of commercial life. 946 more words


JCS 2014 Christmas Appeal For Political Prisoners

The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will again be sending solidarity cards to political prisoners throughout the world this Christmas. In 2012 we sent out over 1000 cards to political prisoners in many countries including Ireland, the United States, the Basque Country, Palestine. 186 more words

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Chicago 2015: "republicanism!"

FROM the Midwest Political Science Association:

“The 2015 Program Committee has accepted your offer to participate in the 73rd Annual MPSA Conference at Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL (USA), April 16-19, 2015. 79 more words

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