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June 25, 2012 · 0 min read


The Bastard State

A hundred years on from partition, Pádraig Ó Meiscill diagnoses the many ills of past and present Northern Ireland

Terrible films about the Troubles

Taking a cinematic tour of predictable plots and improbable accents, Stephen Hackett finds himself asking: hasn’t Ulster suffered enough?

A protest banner reading Defend the right to Protest

‘Global Britain’, aggressive imperialism and draconian policing

Belligerent abroad and oppressive at home, the government's rhetoric is being gradually cemented into law. Protest is the only response, writes Rohan Rice


Syringe with label reading 'vaccination'

Simon Hedges is jabbing away

Our 'Award Winning' columnist tries to trick his father into getting the vaccine, saying it will protect him from 'cancel culture'

Low traffic neighbourhoods: Making fairer, safer, cities

Low traffic neighbourhoods are part of building a fairer city, argues Rachel Aldred

Review – Misbehaving

A new edited volume emphasises that the personal is political and highlights the power of spectacular direct action, says Alice Robson