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T-Junction Election

2015 will be a T-Junction Election for the UK

#TransformNI The new Conservative Party poster for the Westminster elections, showing an image of the open...
Stormont

Transforming the Christmas Truce into a Sustainable, Nonviolent Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland we are used to hearing about two irreconcilable political opponents locked into opposition...
Party Leader Steven Agnew

Stormont parties lack the courage to do a deal

Steven Agnew’s Debate NI column, published on 15 December, calls on the Executive parties to compromise...
Belfast Pride 2014

The Green Party NI is Coming Out!

The DUP’s Paul Givan has launched a Bill to bring in a ‘conscience clause’ exempting businesses...
Ciaran Mc Clean

Environmental justice is social justice – Ciaran Mc Clean

 In a recent speech at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast, Ciaran Mc Clean outlined community campaigns...
Belfast Telegraph education image

‘Shared’ education isn’t the same as integrated and could move us in less helpful direction

Here we republish Steven Agnew’s Debate NI article on the Education Bill. After several years of...
Leader and Deputy Leader of the Green Party NI

Electing Clare Bailey as Deputy Leader ‘an important step’: Steven Agnew

Steven Agnew’s Debate NI column of 4 November welcomes the election of Clare Bailey as Deputy...
Boats from 2013's 'IF' campaign

A slash and burn approach to taxation is the wrong answer

As details of industrial-scale tax avoidance leak from Luxembourg, we reprint Steven Agnew’s Debate NI column...
Belfast Telegraph Debate NI image

Northern Ireland’s arts scene, including Ulster Orchestra, becomes latest pawn in Sinn Fein and DUP ideological struggle

Steven Agnew, in his Debate NI column of 21 October, argues that a thriving arts and...
Belfast Telegraph Debate NI image

Some important controls could be taken away from you if new EU and US partnership is agreed

Corporations should be accountable to democratic governments rather than the other way round. Here we reprint...