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‘Schools today must teach pupils about healing divisions’

What a wicked world we inhabit currently. There’s a catalogue of gloom facing us “out there” at present. We’ve witnessed a spate of terrorist attacks by radical Islamists, and then the attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park by an alleged right-wing white extremist. Then there was the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a tower block blaze claiming […]

Davis suggests ‘invisible border’ in Ireland after Brexit

British government Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested “tagging of containers” could be one method of monitoring trade across the Border after Britain leaves the EU. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show on Sunday morning Mr Davis said the British government wants to maintain an “invisible border” in Ireland and that work on how […]

Human decency must prevail in our politics

Las Cruces Sun-News 5:48 a.m. MT June 25, 2017 A police officer stands watch behind police tape near strewn baseballs on a field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a multiple shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.(Photo: Cliff Owen/AP) On the morning of June 14, as I watched news reports […]

Opinion/Editorial: Protecting free speech is essential | Opinion

Free speech on campus — or lack thereof — was taken up by a Senate group last week. The topic needs discussion and resolution. Unfortunately, the panel’s own discussion failed to live up to the hope that it might help produce a resolution, with senators often splitting along political divides — rather like the students, […]

New Political Party Offers Empowerment

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 7:25 pmPress Release: Kia Koe New Political Party Offers EmpowermentJune 23 2017 Kia Koe Party Press ReleaseTags: Politics, voting and policies. Newly launched political party Kia Koe offers empowerment through online submissions. • Best possible parliamentary democracy• Empowering people by inclusion in policy development• Role of law and justice is constantly […]