The victory by Ireland’s left-wing Sinn Fein Party suddenly puts the issue of Irish reunification on the agenda. Prospects for unification will have less to do with ancient hatreds than with health care, schools, housing, and jobs.
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Irish LGBTQ campaigner Joseph Healy joined the Pride march in his home town of Newry. He explains how life on the border has changed - and the stakes of Brexit installing a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.
The reprinting of a classic book on the Northern Irish "Troubles" of 50 years ago is the occasion for a relook at warring nationalisms, armed violence and ethnic oppression that divided a population, leaving capital and British imperialism unscathed.