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“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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Mapping Cromwell’s Pillaging of Ireland

William Petty 1623-1687 17th Century Surveying Ireland in the 1650s lay in ruins. Twelve years of calamitous warfare had destroyed the country’s infrastructure and resulted in the death of over 20% of the Irish population.   The armies of the … Continue reading

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