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Politics

Ulster Unionism: dead but not gone
15 October 2005
The recent anti-Nationalist riots in Northern Ireland are symptomatic of a moribund movement determined to go out with no style.
Christopher Hitchens: Flickering Firebrand
7 July 2005
A once-great journalist of the left and critic of Great Power abuse is now reduced to publishing pro-War tranches in the Weekly Standard and blogging for Slate. The fall of Christopher Hitchens examined.