The Northern Ireland Stalemate

You may recall, almost a year ago, we published a piece entitled “We Need To Be Honest About The Irish Border“. In it we argued that the deliberate ambiguity over everything Brexit was leaving Great Britain and Northern Ireland in a stalemate that could not be resolved until people were honest about their intentions for […]

Chatter Episode 36 – Claire Hanna on Brexit and the Breakdown of Stormont

SDLP MLA Claire Hanna was our guest on the show today. We spoke all about the breakdown of government at Stomont, the attempts to get it running again, as well the Brexit debate and the Irish border quesiton. Resources https://twitter.com/ClaireHanna?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor http://www.thejist.co.uk/politics/uk/eu-tax-evasion-regulation-reason-brexit-referendum/ http://www.thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-18-dr-katy-hayward-brexit-irish-border/ http://www.thejist.co.uk/podcast/chatter-episode-34-professor-colin-harvey-brexit-good-friday-agreement-citizens-assembly/ Music by Just Jim – https://soundcloud.com/justjim If you enjoyed what you read here […]

The DUP Dark Money Explained

The mysterious Constitutional Research Council (CRC) was confirmed in February to have donated £435,000 to the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party), of which they routed £425,000 into pro-Brexit ads in London. This spending included a £282,000 advert reading “Take Back Control – Vote To Leave” in the Metro and almost £100,000 worth of campaign merchandise. The donation was made through Northern […]

Chatter Episode 13 – Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore On Progressive Politics Northern Ireland

The co-founders of Progressive Politics Northern Ireland, Matthew Fulton and Scott Moore, were our joint guests on the latest episode of Chatter. They founded the movement in the wake of the RHI scandal (Renewable Heating Incentive) in order to promote progressive ideals in Northern Ireland and fight to ensure Northern Ireland gets equal marriage rights, the […]