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TRUMP AND BREXIT – TERRIBLE TWINS

TRUMP AND BREXIT – TERRIBLE TWINS

Sovereignty is the Brexit buzzword.  My dictionary suggests  some synonyms for it – supremacy, hegemony, ascendancy  and domination among others. The front men in their campaign, Johnson, Gove, Villiers and Farage  would be quick to assert that they are merely seeking a self-governing state with powers to

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McCann’s The Man

McCann’s The Man

The LibDem  vote crumbled; the SNP want all of the YES votes as well as from those whose minds have been changed since the Referendum; the Tories believe that the Labour vote is vulnerable; you should not split the Unionist vote . Psephologists and journalists often assume,

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Lord Lucan and Easter 1916

Lord Lucan and Easter 1916

The resuscitation of the Lucan story this week,  when the High Court in London granted a death certificate to the family, may perhaps give some pause for thought to the vocal minority around Dublin who question any celebration of the Easter Rising in its centenary year.  Honouring

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Godot and Welfare Reform

Godot and Welfare Reform

The Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh celebrates its 50th birthday this year with a season of stellar work. It has been launched with a production of the most significant English language play of the twentieth century,  Samuel Beckett’s ‘ Waiting for Godot’, produced by retiring director, Mark Thomson,

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