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Shape-throwing lefties peddle a nowhere nirvana

21st September, 2014
Pearse Doherty

I’ve always wondered if Irish left wingers like Joe Higgins, after giving the government a lash of indignation in the Dáil, then go up to their offices, lock the door, and put on a secret tape player. “Good morning, Mr Higgins,” it says. “This is the CIA. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to create a noisy left-wing movement that bangs on about socialism but never actually gets anything left wing done.”...

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