‘A VIVID IMPRESSION’: THE REPRESSED POTENTIAL OF IRISH NEUTRALITY by John Maguire.

Why on earth keep going on about neutrality?  Aren’t we in a bizarre twilight zone, where the governments who systematically undermine neutrality declare it alive and well, while its defenders, frustrated by such hypocrisy, are almost tempted to declare it dead and buried?  After all, what is so special about ‘Irish Neutrality’?

After all, indeed… Continue reading “‘A VIVID IMPRESSION’: THE REPRESSED POTENTIAL OF IRISH NEUTRALITY by John Maguire.”

Justice, Peace and Human Rights organisation Afri calls for de-escalation of Ukraine conflict, opposes military build-up by all sides

That Russia is apparently massing troops on the Ukrainian border is an unwelcome action, as are proposed Russian naval exercises 240km off the Irish coast (especially given the potential ecological damage wreaked by the latter)anti-militarisation. All threats of, or preparation for, conflict serve to escalate an already dangerous situation as well as constituting a waste of resources that could be used to feed the hungry and protect the planet rather than fuel the flames of war. Continue reading “Justice, Peace and Human Rights organisation Afri calls for de-escalation of Ukraine conflict, opposes military build-up by all sides”