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Keeping it Real

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Originally published on MediaBite. For as long as I can remember, coverage of the teachers’ conferences has provided journalists with a license for a spot of amateur anthropology, a chance to walk amongst this strange…

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Trade Not Aid?

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Despite pledges on the part of donor countries in 1970 to spend 0.7% of GNP on official development assistance (ODA), this target is still proving elusive 40 years later. However, many would argue that ODA…

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An Agenda For a New Ireland

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Every year one of Ireland’s leading anti poverty groups, Social Justice Ireland (formerly known as CORI Justice) produces a social and economic review. This detailed report provides both a critique of government policy in the…

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This Time We Went Too Far

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Norman G. Finkelstein: ‘This Time we went too far’ – Truth and Consequences of the Gaza Invasion. OR Books, New York, 2010 (www.orbooks.com) Ever since disregarding Noam Chomsky’s warning more than 30 years ago that…

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