Saturday June 6, 2020

Have the hard lessons of 1969 been forgotten?

Theresa May and her cronies are brazenly riding roughshod over the fragile architecture of the Good Friday Agreement, breaking trust and endangering peace on this island

3rd February, 2019

Watching events at Westminster on Tuesday night as we creep towards March 29 and Brexit, a foreboding sense of deja vu was deepening. Is this 2019 or 1969? Are we back again in the North’s last-chance saloon, in those unforgettable weeks between the rising demands of the civil rights movement and the August eruption that brought in the British army?

The players in this familiar drama may have changed but the plot hasn’t. Centre stage once...

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