A People, Risen

https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=WXayhUzWnl0I take it that you, like me, have already see the video posted above, of Panti's Noble Call, a stirring address to the audience at the final production of The Risen People on Saturday night.

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What we can learn from the Pantigate scandal

[caption id="attachment_1581" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo cc Jay Wilson[/caption]Firstly, yes, it is a scandal. Anything that generates a 2000 person demonstration on freedom of expression in a matter of days, without any advance media publicity is big. Anything that has Ireland’s commitment to free speech and minority rights being commented on internationally is big.

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No Catharsis in Limerick’s Drama

photo from @Limerick1914

UPDATE: Here's a mind-boggling audio recording of the meeting, courtesy of Eireleaks[soundcloud url="https://api. soundcloud. com/tracks/127770144" params="color=ff6600&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]Last quote from Pat Cox: "It was a powerful, intense and cathartic experience for everyone involved in the meeting".

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Things young people do to make old people denounce them

2020s- Having insufficiently defined genders2010s- Taking pictures of themselves2000s- Wearing clothes with a hood1990s- Dancing in fields1980s- Being persistently unemployed1970s- Having insufficiently gender defined hairstyles1960s- Not killing people in a World War. 1950s- Listening to Elvis. Dancing, again.

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