Alex Kane

Alex Kane

Political writer/commentator and Sherlock Holmes buff. Trifles, curious incidents, unhappy dogs and a trout in the milk are always of significance.


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Alex Kane: DUP is preparing to change direction once again

Alex Kane: DUP is preparing to change direction once again

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When the Democratic Unionist Party was founded in September 1971 (‘right wing in the sense of being strong on the constitution, but to the left on social policies’) it was clearly a party of protest against the ‘big house unionism’ of the Ulster Unionist Party.
Alex Kane: This phase of the political process is coming to an end

Alex Kane: This phase of the political process is coming to an end

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I mentioned during a radio interview a few days ago that I thought that the present and final phase of the political process was coming to an end and that it was, “increasingly likely that the institutions, along with the Good Friday and St Andrews agreements, would come crashing to the ground.

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