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Culture Wars? A Bad Thing?

Up and down Norn Iron today, Orange leaders are proclaiming that their “Culture” is under attack. But is it actually a “Culture” we can afford to tolerate. Should we…liberal minded people…be working to marginalise that “Culture” rather like we did … Continue reading

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Parades Commission Ruling

Three days to the Twelfth. The Parades Commission has ruled that the Orange Order cannot return home via the Ardoyne Shops. Of course that decision might be reversed. Good news for nationalists. Bad news for unionists. Zero Sum. Thats how … Continue reading

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A Bad Marching Season Is A Good One.

Last night on BBCs “The View” Chris Ryder and Brian Feeney warned that it would be a bad marching season. Of course there is the potential for widespread violence and even deaths. And I am aware I speak in relative … Continue reading

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