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Well Done, Lads

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So the Romanians intimidated out of their homes in South Belfast have decided to leave Northern Ireland. No surprises there. Of course the majority of people in Northern Ireland are ashamed and disgusted by this…

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Like a Virgin?

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Ed Notes: Fans of Manuel Stimulation might like to know that he has migrated from his old blog to the all new Coddle Pot funny site, where he’ll be venting his fascistic dirge with Sweary…

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The Wire and the World

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“What distinguishes The Wire most of all, however, setting it apart even from other high quality HBO productions, is that it is driven by a coherent worldview, by a social and historical analysis. The series…

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Crisis, What Crisis?

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This post was written and published on the 12th June last on the Irish Penal Reform Trust Director’s blog. It is being republished here with the kind permission of IPRT. In response to a number…

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Growing the Economy

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Today, UNITE the union launched their ‘Growing the economy:  A Programme for Economic Stimulus‘. It constitutes a fundamental challenge to the economic orthodoxy that dominates the current debate by outlining an alternative investment approach to…

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