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  • UNambitious

    Ireland will again exercise its place on the Security Council to promote consensus rather than vision and values. By John-Vivian Cooke Ireland took a seat on the UN Security Council for the term 2021/22 on 1 January. This is the fulfilment of a key strategic goal of Irish foreign policy. However, having secured that seat […]

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  • Assange’s Extradition, for Conspiracy and Espionage, Unlawfully Political

    London extradition hearing was the last stand of either Wikileaks founder or Western Intelligence Imperialism, and awaits January decision By Caroline Hurley Queensland-born Julian Assange (49) founded Wikileaks in 2006. Four years later it published several huge and devastating leaks provided by US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, including: the Afghanistan war logs, the Iraq […]

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    The Treaty

    Having failed to crush, flatten, or close our borders against it, as Winter begins to put its uncouth fingernails all over us there is talk of negotiations. King Virus comes to the table  wearing a crown of spikes that fans out to fill the whole room and can’t be removed except on the day of […]

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    UNambitious

    Ireland will again exercise its place on the Security Council to promote consensus rather than vision and values. By John-Vivian Cooke Ireland took a seat on the UN Security Council for the term 2021/22 on 1 January. This is the fulfilment of a key strategic goal of Irish foreign policy. However, having secured that seat […]

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    Assange’s Extradition, for Conspiracy and Espionage, Unlawfully Political

    London extradition hearing was the last stand of either Wikileaks founder or Western Intelligence Imperialism, and awaits January decision By Caroline Hurley Queensland-born Julian Assange (49) founded Wikileaks in 2006. Four years later it published several huge and devastating leaks provided by US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, including: the Afghanistan war logs, the Iraq […]

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  • Brexitology: the deal and the problem

    The UK will probably apply lower environmental and social standards, and in exchange will have EU tariffs applied to its goods and restrictions on freedom of movement to the EU. By Michael Smith Britain formally left the EU on 31 January, and is now in a transition perioduntil the end of the year. Boris Johnson’s […]

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  • Ireland should stand with Poland on threats to gay rights

    An emigrée contrasts Poland’s reversion to hatred of LGBT+ with Ireland’s recent liberalisation. By Sara Chudzik. I was twelve when I first moved to Ireland in 2007. Ever since then with every passing year I would count how many years it is that I’ve lived in Poland and how many in Ireland. Now the Irish […]

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