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Alex Kane: We need new voices and new parties - not off-shoots of the old

The most interesting attempt at a party breakthrough was NI21, which offered 'something different' in post-1998 politics before imploding. Pictured is Basil McCrea, John McCallister and Tina McKenzie at the NI21 inaugural party conference in 2013. Photo: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.
A few days ago I came across a T S Eliot quote: 'For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice.' It summed up a thought that has been buzzing around[...]

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