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Postcards From the Edge

Although she takes her husband’s surname, Ali Hewson has always shied away from publicity generated by marriage to rock star Bono, the frontman of U2, and while he carries on his war against world debt, she concentrates on nuclear fallout closer to home.  ℘℘℘ Anna Gabriel is excited. Having changed from her customary jeans andRead more..

Ali Takes on Sellafield

Bono isn’t the only activist in his family. For some time now, his wife Ali has helped campaigner Adi Roche with the Irish-based Chernobyl Children’s Project, which was founded to help the thousands of children whose lives were affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Russia. Ali is currently campaigning to have the BritishRead more..

Gerry Adams The Way Forward

Kelly Candaele talks to Gerry Adams about recent developments in Northern Ireland. ℘℘℘ Gerry Adams is no stranger to violence. In 1984, he told reporters that he believed there was a ninety percent chance he would be assassinated. Two months later, he was shot by loyalist paramilitaries. While he denies ever having been a memberRead more..

News from Ireland: Blair Apologizes to Guildford Four

British Prime Minister Tony Blair has apologized to the Guildford Four who spent 15 years in prison before their convictions for IRA bomb attacks were overturned in 1989 after it emerged that police had concocted evidence against them. A letter of apology, in which Blair said he was “very sorry,” was sent to Courtney KennedyRead more..