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Galway human rights academic identifies clear violation of basic human rights at Guantánamo Bay

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A leading academic from Barna stated yesterday that the legal processes at Guantánamo Bay are unfair and that human rights are being denied those who are being detained there.

Think Left - a socialist conference in Galway

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In 1930, Italian socialist Antonio Gramsci wrote, “The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born. Now is the time of monsters.” In this era of Trump, Brexit, ISIS, and the alt-right, many will feel 2017 is very similar to the time Gramsci wrote about.

Living in interesting times

The fool on the hill

When will we undo the undoing?

There was the smell of rain, through sodden duffle coats, pressing on hand-me-down jumpers over skimpy vests that guarded stringy scapulars against our puny chests.

Some year for one year, but what’s ahead?

It’s been some year for one year — but what about 2017? This week I take a look into my crystal ball and see what’s lying in wait for us.

Use Christmas to find calm after turbulent year

It’s been some year — a whirlwind of emotion, of joy and despair, of utter horror and desperation, of uncertainty and fear, but also a time of pride and happiness.

Fear born in Paris was used to reshape world affairs

And so here we are, at a place in international affairs where it seems everything has been turned on its head. This week last year, as people gathered in Paris for a football match, to go to a concert, to enjoy life, we did not know the fear that would be used for much of the following 12 months.

 

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