The war in the Falklands was a politician’s war. Whether it is seen from Argentina’s viewpoint – as an act of decolonization – or from Britain’s – as a defence of the principle of self-determination – the idea is still the same: how we think and talk of the war is largely determined by…
Interviews of the Boys from the War
Our favourites from 2016
Why We’re Post-Fact
Peter Pomerantsev on the move to post-truth politics.
Violence in Blue
Statistician Patrick Ball on the unprecedented number of police homicides in the United States.
The Raingod’s Green, Dark as Passion
Kevin Barry remembers writing in Cork.
Night of the Gnomes
‘The plan was quite simple: Güendolina would invite him into the bedroom and persuade him to make love to her until he was utterly exhausted.’
‘In the not-too-distant future, all men would be on their feet, reduced to wearing out their soles on the streets.’