COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Shattering an unholy vow of silence

'Sworn to Silence' a recollectuion of the clerical abuse of a boy, reflects on blame and shame in 1970s Ireland, says Dan Buckley

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BALANCING ACT - Raising living standards in emerging economies

Instead of lowering the rights of workers in Europe, we need to raise the living standards in emerging economies, writes former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

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The immorality of Israel's targeting in Gaza

Richard Irvine, the son of a decorated RUC officer, points to his family's experience of the Northern conflict as proof of the immorality and cynicism of Israel's stance on the bombing of Gaza.

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STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN - The Central American Immigrant Crisis

The Central American crisis is another spanner in the works for the 11m illegal immigrants in the US, including some 55,000 of whom are Irish, hoping for a path to citizenship.

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A journey that doesn’t stop at the border

FOR the tens of thousands of Central American unaccompanied children who have entered into the US in recent years, the journey doesn’t stop at the border: They must appear at an immigration hearing where a judge decides if they have legal relief to stay in the country.

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