jeudi, septembre 16, 2021

Contrat des sous-marins français : le coup de Trafalgar en indo-pacifique • FRANCE 24 (16 Sept 2021)

  
L'Australie rompt le "contrat du siècle" avec la France sur les sous-marins, au profit de technologies américaines et britanniques. Un contrat de quelques 56 milliards d'euros qui échappe à l'industrie navale française. Paris déplore une décision regrettable. Dans le même temps, les États-Unis annoncent un grand partenariat de sécurité avec l'Australie et le Royaume-Uni dans la zone indo-pacifique. Peut-on redouter une hausse des tensions dans cette région du monde ?

The Women of Afghanistan (Alex Salmond Show 16 Sept 2021)

samedi, septembre 11, 2021

Alba Party Inaugural Conference 2021

DAY 1 (Sound starts at >> 13 mins 55 secs)

Women’s Rights (beginning at 14 mins 47 secs).

Prostitution Legislation (beginning at 1 hour 42 mins 57 secs).
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 DAY 2 (MORNING) 

 Removal of Nuclear Weapons from Scotland (beginning at 34 mins 50 secs)
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 DAY 2 (AFTERNOON) 
 
Alex Salmond Speech (beginning at 2 hrs 50 mins 10 secs)
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vendredi, septembre 03, 2021

Alex Salmond: Afghanistan & The Forever Wars (2 Sept 2021)

Is the humiliating retreat from Kabul a turning point for American and NATO interventions? Colonel Laurence Wilkerson, the former Chief of Staff to US Secretary of State General Colin Powell, explains to Alex why America went in to Afghanistan and the consequences of a rapid withdrawal some two decades later. A man at the centre of decision making twenty years ago explains the consequences of America’s Forever Wars and warns of the clear and present danger of nuclear proliferation.

mardi, août 24, 2021

‘IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE: Teenage Girls and the Transgender Craze’ by Abigail Shrier

KINDLE: £5.69
Paperback: £8.33
Hard cover: £12.89

“NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST 
AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2021 BY THE TIMES

“'Abigail Shrier does something simple yet devastating: she rigorously lays out the facts' The Times

“Groups of female friends in schools across the world are coming out as ‘transgender’. Most are girls who have never expressed any discomfort in their biological sex until they hear a coming out story from a speaker at a school assembly or discover the internet community of trans influencers. ‘Gender-affirming’ therapists now recommend medical interventions for them.

“Abigail Shrier, a writer for the Wall Street Journal, investigates this phenomenon. Shrier has talked to the girls, their agonised parents, and the therapists and doctors who enable gender transitions, as well as to ‘detransitioners’ – young women who regret what they have done to themselves. Shrier concludes that far too much of the discourse around being female is negative, and offers a series of steps parents can take to enhance their daughters’ well-being.”

'Every parent needs to read this' Helen Joyce
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See also other related material online:

by Dr Bruce Scott (6 Sept 2021)
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vendredi, août 20, 2021

Léachtaí Uí Chadhain: Mórchnuasach in ómós do Mháirtín Ó Cadhain (1906–1970)

Léachtaí Uí Chadhain
Mórchnuasach in ómós do Mháirtín Ó Cadhain (1906–1970)

Eagarthóirí: 
Liam Mac Amhlaigh
Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith

Cailleadh Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906–1970), mórscríbhneoir an nuaphróis sa Ghaeilge, leathchéad bliain ó shin. Deich mbliana i ndiaidh a bháis, i 1980, cuireadh tús le sraith léachtaí bliantúla in ómós dó sa Choláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath, sraith atá faoi lánseol i gcónaí. Dírithe ar phobal na Gaeilge trí chéile a bhí Léachtaí Uí Chadhain ón gcéad lá, bíodh nach beag an chomaoin atá curtha ag an tsraith ar léann na Gaeilge ó shin. Dhá thrá a bhí le freastal ó thús: athléamha a sholáthar ar shaol agus ar shaothar an Chadhnaigh agus athmhachnamh a dhéanamh ar na mórcheisteanna cultúrtha, sóisialta agus polaitiúla a bhí ag déanamh scime dó ar feadh a shaoil. Sa mhórchnuasach seo de na léachtaí ar fad a tugadh go dtí seo aimseofar an flosc agus an faobhar, an cur agus an cúiteamh, an saibhreas agus an ghaois agus, go háirithe, an ilchineálacht chéadach chéanna ba dhual do scríbhinní Uí Chadhain féin riamh.

Seo é an chéad leabhar sa tsraith ‘Aistí Léannta’ de chuid an inphrionta, Cló Léann na Gaeilge.
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