Why I am a British republican

The other day, I wrote about how the timing of discussion about monarchy and republicanism is hardly the fault of those who would prefer to

The timing is not our fault and may bite back

Few people think that funerals are a good time to have a discussion about the merits of a person or institution they represented. As a

No, EN, we can’t all agree to “mark & celebrate”

I appreciate, with the Queen’s platinum jubilee, opinion pieces and editorials on the event are likely to predominate. Of course, there is no problem with

A bigger threat to Northern Irish peace than Brexit

Stella Creasy is continuing to pursue her efforts to foist English abortion law on Northern Ireland despite it being a devolved matter for the Stormont

Reporting on Martin McGuinness’ death says something about modern sensibilities

News rolled in yesterday that Martin McGuinness had died. You can read reports here, here and here amongst others. Most of my academic work has been