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2 June 2005 Edition

A lesson in democracy

2 June 2005

The ancient Greeks, who came up with the idea of 'democracy', differed greatly to modern day citizens in their understanding of the concept. Women, non-landowners and foreigners were all excluded from the vote. Only the political elite, propertied, wealthy men, were considered wise enough to make decisions on behalf of all citizens. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

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