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What One Tiny Island Can Teach Northern Ireland About Marriage Equality

If even the Isle of Man, also a traditionally conservative country, can step up and embrace equal marriage rights, we need to untangle the political mess that holds Northern Ireland back.
David Gilmour
7.24.16
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What I Learned Talking to LGBT People About Coming Out in Ireland

A year after Ireland's historic marriage equality vote, we spoke to journalist Charlie Bird about his intimate new book that chronicles the lives of LGBT people in the traditionally Catholic, conservative country.
David Gilmour
5.22.16
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What Would Actually Happen If All the Banks Went on Strike?

On the 50th anniversary of the Irish bank strikes of 1966, we spoke to en economist about what—if anything—we learned from people who lived without banks for months at a time.
David Gilmour
5.7.16
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The LGBT Campaigners Trying to Push Homophobia Out of Northern Ireland

It's the only place in the UK where people can't marry whoever they want, regardless of gender, and one movement's fighting the law by playing politicians at their own game.
David Gilmour
4.30.16
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Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe

A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
David Gilmour
4.8.16
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We Need to Remember Britain's Muslim Soldiers

Almost 400,000 Muslims fought for Britain during WWI—a fact almost nobody knows.
David Gilmour
11.11.15
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Everything We Know So Far About the Collapse of Northern Ireland's Government

Accusations that the IRA still exists, and are still murdering people, have thrown Northern Ireland's leadership into turmoil.
David Gilmour
9.17.15
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Flooded Corpses Are Leaking Formaldehyde into North Ireland's Groundwater

Zombies aren't the only way the dead can fuck with the living.
David Gilmour
6.7.15