Ireland

Jon Queally, staff writer
"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," states an open letter published by activists, artists, and academics on Tuesday. (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute)
"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," warns open letter from activists, artists, and academics.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks Sunday at a press conference at Wynn's Hotel in Dublin.
The poll marks the first time Sinn Féin has topped ruling party Fine Gael in...

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This week in Dublin, three former executives of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank went on trial for illegal practices that eventually crashed the economy, leading to an 85 billion euro bailout by the government - aka still-angry taxpayers. Years in the making, the complex trial has drawn over 300 jury volunteers who've been warned they can't serve if they're too peeved to be "fair," even though the banksters weren't. Particularly damning are tape recordings of the executives laughingly...

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