The Politics of ‘Fear and Loathing’ — the pilgrim’s progress

In a US Presidential election year it may do well to revisit the role of the secret state in our lives. Not since 1968 has opposition to war threatened to displace 'race' as the main determinant of who will be the American President. But the following story is not about who will lead, it is … Continue reading The Politics of ‘Fear and Loathing’ — the pilgrim’s progress

Counter Terrorist Cops, Special Branch and Paradigm Shifts on the Road to St. Brigid’s Well!

by Ciaron O'Reilly This past Saturday, a van load of pilgrims en route to the Festival of St Brigid in Kildare were stopped by the Irish Special Branch. We were questioned under Section 31 of the Offences Against the State Act and a detective accused me of being a terrorist. The paradigm shifts evident in … Continue reading Counter Terrorist Cops, Special Branch and Paradigm Shifts on the Road to St. Brigid’s Well!

No Uranium Mines in Queensland

January 8, 2008 Re: 'No Uranium Mines in Queensland" fact-finding and awareness raising Tour Dear friends and colleagues, Australia is at a critical crossroads of deciding whether it will increase its involvement in the global nuclear industry or support the development of peaceful and sustainable technology. There is increasing pressure on communities to allow more … Continue reading No Uranium Mines in Queensland