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6 September 2001 Edition

Why are we fighting the War on Drugs?

6 September 2001

In an article that many will find controversial, MICK DERRIG argues that the War on Drugs has failed, that drugs are a part of civilised human society, and that alternative aproaches to drug addiction, based on harm reduction, are needed. Free article

Seachtaine Oidhreachta

6 September 2001

Is dócha nár thug an oiread sin daoine faoi deara ach tá Seachtaine Oidreachta Náisúnta in ainm is a bhieth ar siúl 2-8 Meán Fómhar. Ar ndóigh, ba cheart go mbeidh gach duine in Éirinn ag tabhairt níos mó airde agus cúram do shuíomhanna oidreachta ar fud na tire cibé. Le fírinne, ní chóir go mbeadh `Seachtain Oidreachta'de dhíth orainn ar chor ar bith ach is léir go bhfuil neart daoine tuillteanach ár gcúltúr a mhilleadh ar mhaithe le foirgnimh agus eile a thógáil. Free article

Tampa refugee crisis raises many questions

6 September 2001

Any young computer games addict knows from playing `Age of Empires' that slaves represent wealth. The capture of many Africans and their export as slaves to America was the economic basis of the growth and development of that economy. Free article

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Remembering the Past

6 September 2001

IRA wipe out 'G' Division Free article

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