Tag: partition

Socialist classic ‘Divide and Rule’ republished

This year, the Socialist Party intends to re-print some of Peter Hadden’s key works, which we think will be an assist for a new generation looking towards socialist ideas as an alternative to sectarian division. Our first re-print will be of Divide and Rule, written in 1980, in which Peter analyses the period leading up to the partition of Ireland. Below is the introduction to the new edition.

Plans for bloody repartition revealed

Every year, British cabinet classified files from 30 years previous are made public. While it would be wrong to assume that such documents tell the whole story, they do provide an important insight into the thinking of the ruling circles on key issues of the time. The files released this […]