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Posts tagged as “2018May”

The Subversion of Subversion

Professional experience as a criminal lawyer has shaped my appreciation of the interplay between political subversion and its criminalisation. I have observed how real subversion…

Spain on Trial

Writing in The Observer in 1961, Peter Benenson lamented that ‘in Spain, students who circulate leaflets calling for the right to hold discussions on current…

What Lies Behind Ireland’s Abortion Referendum

Is it cynical to suggest that Ireland’s ruling Fine Gael party is using the referendum to repeal the eighth amendment to the Constitution – which…

B Road Blues

Born by the river, out in the sticks I was born on a bend on the Forty Eighty-six   Making old friends, Rubicon tricks Much…

Song Shorts

“Iggy‘s not coming for lunch?” asked Ron. He tasted his breathe while talking, it smelt surprisingly of milk. “Need to get a shower,” he said.…