Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

2 February 2014 Edition

Speak truth to power

2 February 2014

SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER. It’s a powerful statement. For me it is a fundamental principle. Those who speak truth to power are nearly always brandished as contrarian or cranks. Sometimes they are even criminalised. Remember Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning? Free article

What is compromise?

2 February 2014

Professor John Brewer, Professor of Post Conflict Studies in the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queen’s University Belfast, writes for An Phoblacht Free article

No family left behind – Another View

2 February 2014

The recovery being talked about in Government Buildings is one leaving the majority coping with rising costs and debts, falling income and crumbling public services Free article

Hospital emergency

2 February 2014

MAEVE McLAUGHLIN MLA, Chairperson of the Health Committee in the North’s Executive, talks to An Phoblacht about the crisis in the Health Service north of the Border and Sinn Féin’s vision for the future. Premium service article

Níor chaill bean an mhisnigh ariamh é!

2 February 2014

TÁ ARDMHOLADH tuillte ag Margaretta D’Arcy as an seasamh láidir atá tógtha aici in aghaidh eitleáin chogaidh atá ag tuirlingt ag aerfort na Sionna. Cuireadh treímhse trí mhí príosúntachta ar Mhargaretta mar gur dhiúltaigh sí banna ‘deá-iompar’ a shíniú le go stopfadh sí ag agóidaíocht ag an aerfort, rud nach raibh sí sásta a dhéanamh. Free article

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The labour movement is the key to changing the system

2 February 2014

When will the organised labour movement flex its muscles and break with the stranglehold of austerity that its association with the renegade Labour Party has imposed upon it? Premium service article

Make 2014 the year of change

2 February 2014

THE Central Remedial Clinic and Irish Water scandals are part of a toxic political culture marked by ‘jobs for the boys’ and contracts for a small group of consultants and insiders who are closely linked to the Establishment. Free article

The Censorship Generation

2 February 2014

Journalist PHIL Mac GIOLLA BHÁIN on what’s behind the mainstream media’s treatment of Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams Premium service article

‘Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1953’

2 February 2014

AS KIDS, many of us probably dreamed of the chance of hopping into Marty McFly’s DeLorean and blasting off back to some bygone era. Free article

Ní leór dúinn geallúint bhréagach a thuilleadh

2 February 2014

NÍL AON AIMHREAS ach sé fás na ngaelscoileanna ar fud na tíre an scéal is suntasaigh maidir le beatha na Gaeilge. In ainneoin neamhshuim (ó dheas) is námhadas (ó thuaidh) na stát tá sé léirithe ag na mílte saoránaigh go dteastaíonn uatha an teanga a choinneáil beo is a thabhairt don ghlúin atá ag teacht. Free article

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