Time for the Brits to Ditch the United Kingdom and Its Monarchy?

Posted By: November 26, 2016

Kenneth Surin. Counter Punch. Friday, November 25, 2016 The announcement last week that the UK taxpayer is going to have to fork out for an extensive remodelling of Buckingham Palace, whose occupant is one of the richest people in the world, was met with more hostility than one would expect from a country that has been immersed fully in the royal psychodrama, […]

London’s Pakistani-roots mayor buries “No Irish Need Apply” era

Posted By: November 26, 2016

Niall O’Dowd. Irish Central. November 26, 2016 LONDON: London’s mayor Sadiq Khan remember his father talking about the “No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs” signs in windows after his father emigrated from Pakistan.He took a job as a train driver and the family lived in a council house, the working class British equivalent of a trailer home. His wife took a […]

Enda Kenny says that Brexit could lead to a united Ireland

Posted By: November 26, 2016

Alan Loughnane. . Thursday, November 24, 2016 He made the comments at a fundraiser…Britain’s impending exit from the European Union has raised a lot of questions about how Ireland’s relationship with the UK is going to change, specifically in terms of trade, travel and the border between the north and south of the country.The return of a hard border […]

Sinn Féin quickly losing rebel tag

Posted By: November 26, 2016

Patrick Murphy. Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, November 26,  2016Nationalism appears to have two different views on Arlene Foster. One is that she should be boiled in oil. The other argues that she should be hanged, drawn and quartered, but not necessarily in that order.Mrs. Foster’s unpopularity appears to stem from her ability to give Sinn Féin the run-around in government. Her new found power […]

We need to heal together – we need to find truth and accountability together irrespective of where that truth leads.

Posted By: November 26, 2016

“All our friends in Congress should read this article by Mark Thompson, Relatives for Justice, on the responsibility of the British Government to comply with Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and to protect life. Mark, explains : “Instead of taking steps to protect life during the conflict, the UK’s intelligence, ‘policing and security’ agencies […]

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