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No wonder the average Dubliner leaves the pale with great trepidation when the rustics in the Irish hinterlands periodically delve headlong into the political activism of the 30s – the 1830s. 388 more words
A review of This non-violent stuff’ll get you killed - How Guns made the Civil Rights Movement Possible, by Charles E Cobb, Jr.
Basic Books, New York 2014. 3,117 more words
The Next Three Days is an odd movie with an intriguing concept that wastes a lot of its potential on the way. The story of John Brennan (Russell Crowe) who wants to break out his wife (Elizabeth Banks) from prison raises questions of plausibility, but they can be disregarded because you can’t argue too much with realism in a Hollywood movie. 51 more words
For those of you who haven’t seen it, Channel 4 has recently launched a series under the title #ThePedophileHunter. Essentially, it follows Stinson Hunter et al in their ‘vigilante’ acts, whereby they pretend to be children on websites, and await contact from a potential groomer. 428 more words