NO COUNTRY FOR MELANIE PHILLIPS

Kieran Pradeep - "National Identity is an interesting and dynamic process. Melanie Phillips makes it boring."

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THE NATIONAL DEBT

Kieran Pradeep - "NI is a land struggling to keep its head above a tide of historical debt. Culture and identity become leveraged by those who define them for us. Our segregated communities, educations and institutions service this debt, ensuring that the hierarchies in place do not falter."

NORTHERN IRELAND’S NOT SO BAD NOW THAT THE WORLD HAS GONE TO SHIT

Andrew Pope - "Political normalisation was bandied about as the answer to NI's problems. To put aside our identitarian quarrels and fall in line with the laissez-faire centrism of the rest of the world. Instead, we sat tight until things boiled over, until the Brits and the Americans voted for the same kind of monstrous bastards that we've been electing for years. Until the kind of cruel demagoguery the DUP peddle became the new normal everywhere else."