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Does Wealth Trickle Down?

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Speaking in relation to loyalist paramilitary decommissioning, First Minister, Peter Robinson, stated recently that devolution should benefit working class loyalist communities as much as it does the ‘business community’. According to Mr Robinson “Devolution isn’t…

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The Nirvana of NAMA

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Donagh writes: As Nat O’Connor on Progressive Economy pointed out, the NAMA Bill does not define what ‘systemically important’ means, when it states: “The Minister shall not designate an applicant credit institution as a participating…

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War in Prada-ise!

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Even the Devil Wear Prada! How would you feel as a true-born pious devout Spanish nobleman to learn that when you die your God-given title will be inherit by a woman?  More than likely you…

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Desmond Greaves Summer School 2009: “Remembering 1969: memory and history”

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It’s been a busy week for Brian Hanley and Scott Millar, authors of Lost Revolution (reviewed here). The book launch was held on Thursday while on Saturday the Desmond Greaves Summer School had a session…

 
 Introduction: Remembering 1969: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

 
 Brian Hanley, Main Talk: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

 
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 Johnson, Hanley, Ryan: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

 
 Mick Ryan on IRA, 62-68: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

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Saviour Bacon!

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Behold at the Religious Symbolism!! I am this week bringing you the Good News almost like an evangelical Protestant, escept without the scary stare, the Sarah Palin grin, or the subconscious knowledge that I am…

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The Great Squeeze: The Recession Diaries – August 8th

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The Government now has its bookends. On the expenditure side, the McCarthy Report; on the taxation side, the Commission Report. Now we can stack the economy between the two and . . . squeeze. The…

 
 Brendan Hayes on the Commission on Taxation Report: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

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