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Education Policy and Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia

Honored to be quoted in Giuditta Fontana’s book on Education Policy and Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia (Springer, 2016). “Giuditta’s book explores the nexus between education and politics in Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia, drawing from an extensive body of original evidence and literature on power-sharing and post-conflict education in these post-conflict societies, as well as the repercussions that emerged from the end of civil war. 139 more words

Southwestern Asia

Momentum: Members Must Join Labour.

New Rules.

Momentum shakeup will force members to join Labour. Guardian.

Founder Jon Lansman convinces committee to sign up to new structure and rules in attempt to settle disputes.

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The decay of Stormont and Sinn Fein

When a dreadfully ill-looking Martin McGuinness appeared on television to announce his resignation as Deputy First Minister he perfectly personified the alarming state of Sinn Fein strategy.  966 more words

Northern Ireland

Unite the Union, Scotland: Mark Lyon "in the wrong meeting" ...

Above: Mark Lyon

By Ann Field

Len McCluskey launched his campaign for re-election as Unite General Secretary at a meeting held in Glasgow last Saturday. Thanks to Mark Lyon, the International Transport Workers Federation full-timer who chaired the meeting, it ended in a fiasco. 1,333 more words

Unite The Union

Assad is not Syria. Part 1: Assad the neo-colonialist sectarian hypocrite.

Crispin Blunt MP, and chairman of the UK Foreign Affairs Select Committee, summed up the crisis in Syria on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme in December 2016, with the throwaway line that minorities in Syria saw their interests were best protected by the Assad regime, and therefore the regime enjoyed much greater support than was anticipated. 1,814 more words


New Year = new thinking

Making the decision to start distributing the print edition of the Heckler in the Southend-on-Sea area and to hold the Southend Radical Fair at The Railway in Clifftown Road on May 6th was one of the best moves we made last year. 303 more words


Victim of Sectarianism

While scrolling around Facebook earlier this day I came across your column in which you advised a girl on her marriage.

My scenario is that I’m a young girl. 764 more words