• A Former IRA Hunger Striker Talks About the Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

    Gerard Hodgins knows firsthand about self-starvation as political protest. As a former member of the Provisional IRA, Hodgins was on the same hunger strike in Maze Prison that killed Bobby Sands in 1981. He went for 20 days without food in the Northern...

  • Meet the Lawyer Representing Osama bin Laden's Son-in-Law

    The term "polarizing figure" has become a lazy way to describe politicians, pundits, and media figures for essentially being very loud about mostly superficial things. But there are still a number of people around who fit the definition perfectly...

  • A Young Man Who Was A Member of A Paramilitary Gang...

    The Brits may have left Northern Ireland and the IRA may be all but completely decommissioned, but Loyalist areas of Belfast are still firmly in the grip of paramilitary thugs.

  • Harry Benson

    Harry Benson has taken some of the most recognizable and iconic portraits of the 20th century.

  • Pogue Mahone Means Kiss My Arse

    We won’t go too much into who Shane MacGowan is here because, for God’s sake, you should know.