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Denis Bradley: Unionism could do with an extended period of self-pity

No matter what the result of next week’s election, those whose identity and loyalty is rooted in the union would benefit from a period of feeling sorry for themselves. Picture by Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Denis Bradley
I am a great believer in self-pity. It is most often portrayed as a negative, but I see it as one of the more therapeutic and healing emotions. It is a proper preparatory state, helpful in facing i[...]

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