11 May 2021
The government’s plan to announce a bar on prosecutions of soldiers who killed in Northern Ireland was due on the same day as the inquest report into the Ballymurphy massacre. That saw British soldiers kill ten people in 1971.
09 May 2021
Continuing division in Northern Ireland is a product of how the peace process was conducted by those at the top, writes Simon Basketter
04 May 2021
The 100th anniversary of the sectarian state in Northern Ireland was marked by the announcement that Edwin Poots and Jeffrey Donaldson are bidding to lead the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
02 May 2021
Repression led to uprising and armed struggle, explains Simon Basketter
25 April 2021
Throughout its existence, Northern Ireland has been a political slum characterised by repression, sectarianism and poverty.
19 April 2021
Simon Basketter looks at why Britain split Ireland up during its battle for independence
12 April 2021
As Loyalist areas of Northern Ireland face unrest, Simon Basketter explains why the protests are taking place now, and what they mean for Britain’s imperialist interests