[Marxism] Irish material

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 17:22:26 MDT 2014


Winners and Losers in the 'Peace Process':

This year marks twenty years since the 31 August 1994 IRA ceasefire and
sixteen years since the 10 April 1998 Belfast Agreement brought peace to
Northern Ireland, if we are to believe the media.

*I. WHO WON AND WHO LOST POLITICALLY*

To sum up, these three points are what parties signed up to politically on
10 April 1998:

First British sovereignty over Northern Ireland remains intact

Second, historical adversaries in Northern Ireland agree to share power in
a local Assembly

Third six cross border bodies between north and south of the island are set
up to recognise the ‘Irish dimension’[i]
<http://theirishrevolution.wordpress.com/Users/Anthony/Desktop/Tony/On%20Hold/02%20LOR%20@%20Hamburg.docx>
.

The first and most important question is who won and who lost here ?

The first time the IRA entered into negotiations with the British
government during the 1968-1998 conflict was. . . . . .  See full at:
http://theirishrevolution.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/winners-and-losers-in-the-peace-process/


Nora Connolly on TV in 1965 talking about her father, James Connolly:
http://theirishrevolution.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/nora-connolly-on-james-connolly-1965/

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, speaking in Australia, 2011:
http://rdln.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/gerry-conlon-1954-2014-victim-of-british-state-terror-fighter-for-human-rights/

Phil



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