Tag Archives: British colonialism

“Parallels in struggle” by Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams

From his Léargas blog. Last week I had a moment to myself and settled down for the evening to watch Django Unchained. It’s a Quentin Tarantino movie. It is very violent. But it is also a powerful anti-racist movie in … Continue reading

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Spies and Spooks: The same old story

By Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams from his blog Léargas As long as Britain has been involved in Ireland it has bought or cajoled or intimidated some people into acting as their eyes and ears, their spies and spooks, and advocates. … Continue reading

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Syrian Foreign Ministry Attacks British ‘Colonialist’ Policy and ‘Providing Support to Terrorist Organizations’ in Syria

The Syrian Foreign Ministry of President Bashar Assad delivered two letters post haste Sept. 6 to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and to the Chairman of the UN Security Council Vitaly Churkin, that attack in withering terms, the mootings … Continue reading

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Could Orange be the new green in Ireland as some are seeking?

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central. Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth; we all need to be careful how we celebrate the Easter Rising; Unionist landmarks such as partition should also be celebrated; the British soldiers who died in the Easter … Continue reading

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Adams slams Bruton remarks on 1916 and asks Taoiseach to ‘clarify position’

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has criticised the suggestion by former Taoiseach and Fine Gael a Leader John Bruton that the 1916 Rising was a mistake. He called on the Taoiseach to clarify his own position and that of … Continue reading

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Government Policy is undermining the Irish Language – Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD yesterday took part in the march and rally – ‘Lá Mór na Gaeilge’ – in Dublin to protest at the “government policy which is inexorably strangling the Irish language”. Teachta Adams said: “I want … Continue reading

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“Obama’s Liberal Imperialism” Denounced, Compared with British Colonialism

The National Interest, a voice for the “realist” grouping within the U.S. foreign policy establishment, has posted an attack on Obama’s “liberal imperialist” policy, by David Rieff, who has previously written to attack humanitarian intervention. Rieff notes the irony of … Continue reading

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Armed resistance was only path many saw open following attacks on Civil Rights Movement – Adams

Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams TD has said that following the introduction of internment without trial in the North in 1971, armed resistance was the only path that many saw open to them, adding that this included members of the … Continue reading

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Profile in Courage • Snowden Declares: My Oath Was To The Constitution

In a lengthy, two-day interview with Barton Gellman of the Washington Post, Edward Snowden gave a powerful and patriotic defense of his actions in disclosing the NSA’s massive surveillance programs. As for his violating any oath of secrecy, Snowden noted … Continue reading

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Ireland, Sir William Petty, and British “Population Studies”: Ask the Irish About British “Population Theories”

by Paul Gallagher Printed in the American Almanac, January, 16, 1995 The worst evils against human dignity and national sovereignty cover themselves as “population policies” and “expert population studies.” Such “population studies,” by bodies like the U.S. National Security Council, … Continue reading

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