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Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

James Bickerton March 21, 2017 0

During the 1980’s the Irish Republican movement adopted a twin strategy, to achieve their objectives via the ‘Armalite and ballot box’. No four words, however carefully crafted, describe the life of Martin McGuinness better

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The Dumbledore of the Left, Tony Benn Dies

The Dumbledore of the Left, Tony Benn Dies

Lee Jenkins March 14, 2014 4

The Dumbledore of the Left, veteran Labour Party politician Tony Benn  died today aged 88. Born in 1925, Benn held several cabinet positions between 1966 and 1979. He was a leading socialist and advocate of “participatory

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Tory Grandee Lord McAlpine Dies

Tory Grandee Lord McAlpine Dies

Lee Jenkins January 18, 2014 1

Conservative Party grandee and former Deputy Party Chairman Lord McAlpine has died aged 71. Born in 1942, McAlpine was a member of the construction giant dynasty that bears the family name. McAlpine were heavily

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Obit: Ariel Sharon, “The Bulldozer”, dies age 85.

Obit: Ariel Sharon, “The Bulldozer”, dies age 85.

Backbencher January 12, 2014 0

Ariel Sharon,  Israeli statesman, general, and the 11th Prime Minister of Israel 26/2/1928 – 11/1/2014 Calum Heaton, In 2001, just as Ariel Sharon took on the post of Prime Minister of Israel, Israeli charity Tikvah

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