Dissent of man
Dictators are toppling in the Arab world, but are we in the west still beset by the colonial fear that the ‘natives’ aren’t ready for democracy?
It is sometimes easy to forget that Ireland is a small island at the edge of a very big ocean, close to the top of the world.
A young niece of mine was given a plastic globe for a recent birthday present and, as I pondered it, as I tend to do with any map I come across, the sheer microscopic scale of the little lump we occupy was brought home tome.
Compared to the...
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