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7.17.17

What Anti-Irish Prejudice Teaches Us About Islamophobic Hysteria

Hating on Irish people in Britain did nothing to solve the Troubles.

6.17.16

​Triumph, Theft and "A Very Bloody Death": Remembering Shergar

Come August, Ascot Racecourse will play host to the Shergar Cup. The race is named in honour of a horse whose disappearance, and death, shocked the world.

2.8.16

Irish Republican Army Faction Claims Responsibility for Dublin Boxing Shooting

Boxing gets caught in the crossfire of convoluted Irish gang wars.

9.17.15

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.

9.10.15

How to Invest Money When You Don't Have Any

My quest to learn about finance as an ignorant twentysomething.

6.23.15

Photos from the Northern Irish Tour That Led Up to 1992's Coalisland Riots

Stuart Griffiths was posted to County Tyrone as a military photographer. Some weeks into the tour, a young British soldier lost both his legs to an IRA explosive device, triggering the Coalisland riots.

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2.17.15

Remembering Hulme: Manchester's Scruffy Squat Party Republic

In the 1980s and 90s, Europe's worst housing estate became a bohemian paradise for ravers and punks.

1.16.15

The Capital of Iran Has a Burger Joint Dedicated to an IRA Hunger Striker

It seems weird, but in Iran, they take martyrdom very seriously.

12.11.14

Your Retirement Fund Is Slowly Evaporating

Whether you know it or not, your 401(k) is likely being devoured by marketing fees, investment-management fees, administrative fees, and broker commissions—along with trading fees that pass on to you every time a mutual fund buys or sells a security.

7.7.14

The 'Boston College Tapes' Document Northern Ireland's Murderous Past

I spoke to Anthony McIntyre, a former commander in the IRA who created an archive of people admitting to grizzly acts of political violence during the Troubles.

4.23.14

Peter Marlow's Incredible Photos of Eerie Crises

Peter Marlow’s career has covered everything from news photography to war reporting, through street photography and a much lauded collection of portraits. I spoke to him about spotting the moments and curiosity in all types of photography.

4.15.14

Congressman Peter King Should Shut Up About Edward Snowden and the Pulitzer

One of the angriest blowhards in the House of Representatives is at it again.

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