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The Rebel Diplomat

In 1916, the English diplomat Roger Casement was stripped of his knighthood and executed for his participation in the Easter Rising. His homosexuality, uncovered in the trial, still defines his contested legacy.

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It is ironic that one of the great challenges of political activism across borders is taking the obscure complexities of a globalised economy and making them legible and local. Even today, with so much direct visual evidence of exploitation and violence at our fingertips, apologists are quick to tell us that any given situation of […]

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