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Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link New Books Worth Reading Mon Sep 19, 2016 23:25 | Seán Sheehan

offsite link 13 Billion ? Lucky for some? Mon Sep 05, 2016 13:04 | Tony Phillips

offsite link Rebuilding Ireland: Long on Promise, Short on Detail Mon Aug 29, 2016 22:20 | Eoin O'Mahony

offsite link Brexit and Other Issues: Comments on the Current Situation Mon Aug 29, 2016 21:52 | Brendan Young

offsite link Bin Charges: From Private Circus to Public Service Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:38 | Michael Taft

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Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link Fake News: The Epistemology of Media Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:52 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Officials and Provisionals Sat Apr 01, 2017 22:54 | James O'Brien

offsite link Interview with Cathal Goulding Mon Dec 26, 2016 17:11 | Cathal Goulding

offsite link Trump, Russia and the CIA Sat Dec 10, 2016 18:23 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Why is my rent so high? Mon Oct 31, 2016 18:51 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

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Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link State failing in its duty to enforce law

offsite link Elaine Byrne/Fergus Finlay: Afraid to condemn their own? Anthony

offsite link Jobstown trial exposes mainstream bias Anthony

offsite link RTE: Blatant censorship and manipulation of news Anthony

offsite link In the event of a terrorist attack…in Ireland Anthony

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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2017/07/23 ? Open Thread Sun Jul 23, 2017 02:00 | Herb Swanson
2017/07/23 01:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

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WorldbyStorm - 15:37 Sun Jul 23, 2017
Nice overview of the Green Sleeves record sleeves exhibition at the National Print Museum here at RockRoots, who was involved in preparatory stages and planning of the exhibition and loaned a large number of record sleeves to it (indeed a number of people who comment or participate on the CLR also loaned record sleeves). The […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:16 Sun Jul 23, 2017
‘The finest men alive’: Documents of imprisonment & protest, 1916?17 An exhibition of documents concerning those imprisoned in Irish and British jails following the 1916 Rising until the general amnesty of June 1917. Some familiar faces. Great project.A
WorldbyStorm - 11:19 Sun Jul 23, 2017
I know this is bold but I can’t help thinking of this when I read this (which was very kindly linked to in comments during the week)… And the men who hold high places Must be the ones who start To mold a new reality Closer to the heart Closer to the heart The blacksmith […]A
WorldbyStorm - 11:01 Sun Jul 23, 2017
Dunkirk, t arrives with high praise and with comparisons with Tarkovsky amongst others, which is cultural catnip for me. But be that as it may, one of the genuine curiosities about those events in 1940 was the fact that many of the French troops taken off the beaches there were returned to France only a […]A
Garibaldy - 09:42 Sun Jul 23, 2017
Parallel universe this week, where Ruth Dudley Edwards is posing as a guardian of the Irish language. She has also identified another example of extreme nationalism threatening all and sundry The minister has positively Trumplike impulses to be seen as an action man on the international stage, while at home he seems driven by a […]A
WorldbyStorm - 22:25 Sat Jul 22, 2017
And this one is from Sunday Independent/Kantar Millward Brown… FG 30% +5 [since February] FF 29% -4 SF 20% NC LP 7% +1 IND 7% +3 IA 5% NC GP 2% NC SOL/PBP 1% -2 SD 1% -2 Margin of Error +/- 3% A fair bit of movement outside the MOE, isn’t there? But then […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:56 Sat Jul 22, 2017
A few weeks or so ago I discovered the Jesus and Mary Chain were playing Dublin later this year – the week of my birthday no less (cash, no cheques please). And my immediate impulse was to purchase tickets – not least because I missed them last time around earlier in the year. When that […]A
WorldbyStorm - 11:24 Sat Jul 22, 2017
I’m kind of intrigued about Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who. I liked the most recent incumbent, wasn’t mad keen on the overacting that characterised some of his predecessors. My favourite was Jon Pertwee followed by Tom Baker, possibly Capaldi and on occasion Tennant was pretty good although again with the over acting. The […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:52 Sat Jul 22, 2017
A very interesting spin on the Fermi Paradox on Slate during the week. The Fermi Paradox is the one where given that the probability is that there is life out there in the universe yet we?ve found no evidence of same. There are numerous theories which attempt to engage with this but given that we […]A
WorldbyStorm - 03:50 Sat Jul 22, 2017
I kind of got this on spec – following a review which suggested it had motorik and folk roots. And indeed it does. Jane Weaver has been toiling away for a while now both in groups (Kill Laura and Misty Dixon) and solo. It?s great, it?s also kind of odd. It?s certainly not limited by […]A

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