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Friday, April 30, 2010

Tell Congress to Protect Kids from Homelessness and Street Violence | Change.org

Tell Congress to Protect Kids from Homelessness and Street Violence Change.org: "Tell Congress to Protect Kids from Homelessness and Street Violence"TELL THE SAME TO IRISH POLITICIANS?

Labour's record: Things could only get better | The Economist

Labour's record: Things could only get better The Economist: "In this era of "globalisation", politicians often appear mere bystanders to the shifts and trends that define society."

Garda chief to warn GRA on political interference - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Garda chief to warn GRA on political interference - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "What happened over the last couple of days showed disrespect to the institutions of the State."RESPECT AND DIGNITY WORKS BOTH WAYS?

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Murder accused tells court he made up stories out of fear | BreakingNews.ie

Murder accused tells court he made up stories out of fear BreakingNews.ie: "include the existence of “earlier” contradictory statements from key witnesses and a previously unknown allegation of violence and “oppression” by investigating Gardaí against one of these."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Time to replace the old rotten republic

Public Inquiry · Time to replace the old rotten republic: "I do not believe I am exaggerating when I say that the speech is on a par with the Proclamation of the Republic in 1916."

Witness tells 1971 killing appeal gardaí punched him - The Irish Times - Thu, Apr 29, 2010

Witness tells 1971 killing appeal gardaí punched him - The Irish Times - Thu, Apr 29, 2010: "A WITNESS in the State’s case against Martin Conmey for the killing of a young woman almost 40 years ago claims he was assaulted and interrogated by gardaí who “put words” in his mouth."THE REASONS PROJECT?

RTÉ News: Ian Bailey's lawyers cite 'garda misconduct'

RTÉ News: Ian Bailey's lawyers cite 'garda misconduct': "There was evidence of garda misconduct"

Setting the agenda for new and better Ireland - The Irish Times - Thu, Apr 29, 2010

Setting the agenda for new and better Ireland - The Irish Times - Thu, Apr 29, 2010: "The growing "inequality" and the widening gaps between the better-off and the poor that followed this approach to policy development were not important as everyone was gaining something."SOME AN AWFUL LOT MORE THAN OTHERS?THE REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Facebook | Revolutionise-the Law-society

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/07/facebook-revolutionise-law-society.html: "CANNOT SECURE AN APPRENTICESHIP: The only people getting into Blackhall next year will have either a father or uncle solicitor to take them under their wing and into their firm, those of us who were not born into the golden circle however don't stand a chance. I know there are some exceptions but I'm referring generally to the rule here, not the exceptions.'LIVING IN A BUBBLE CALLED THE'ELITEST MONOPOLY'?"

RTÉ News: Ahern wants GRA to apologise to Irish people

RTÉ News: Ahern wants GRA to apologise to Irish people: "Dermot Ahern said there was cross-party agreement bar one that the GRA had crossed the line when they said the Government, Fianna Fáil and himself had been corrupted by years in power."

RTÉ News: Prison officers vote to reject pay deal

RTÉ News: Prison officers vote to reject pay deal: "Delegates will hear that Ms McMahon was an excellent officer who retired because "Her voice was not heard" in the 'we know best' world of the IPS."

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ministers acting like 'provincial dictators' - The Irish Times - Thu, Mar 05, 2009

Ministers acting like 'provincial dictators' - The Irish Times - Thu, Mar 05, 2009: "The most controversial case facing the new chairman was the case of Kieran Boylan, his relations with members of the Garda Síochána and the related question of why a nolle prosequi was entered by the DPP over charges of possession of €1.7 million worth of cocaine and heroin"EATEN CAKE IS SOON FORGOTTEN?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Press Releases, Houses of the Oireachtas

Press Releases, Houses of the Oireachtas: "It is vitally important that these new rights are effectively implemented by the Oireachtas and by each national parliament in the EU if the Union is to become more transparent, accountable and ultimately democratic"SOUNDS GOOD WHEN YOU SAY IT QUICK?

Dermot Ahern TD « Machholz's Blog

Dermot Ahern TD « Machholz's Blog: "Fair play to the GRA for telling the truth and saying openly what every member of the Force hears on a daily bases from their real bosses (The people"

Commissioner criticises FoI scope - The Irish Times - Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Commissioner criticises FoI scope - The Irish Times - Wed, Apr 28, 2010: "An Garda Síochána, the Central Bank, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority, the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) remain outside Freedom of Information."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Gilmore attacks Cowen on banks - The Irish Times - Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Gilmore attacks Cowen on banks - The Irish Times - Wed, Apr 28, 2010: "You brought in bankers to draft legislation on banking, to write their own rules"TO QUOTE DERMOT AHERN IRELANDS MINISTER FOR JUSTICE"UNDER THE CONSTITUTION THE GARDI ARE TASKED TO ROOT OUT CORRUPTION"?

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

EFF Hires New International Rights Director | Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Hires New International Rights Director Electronic Frontier Foundation: "EFF is pleased to announce the hire of our newest staff member - International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez. Katitza will be working on international privacy issues, an area in which she is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts, with special emphasis on law enforcement, government surveillance, and cross-border data flows. Katitza will also be focusing on cybersecurity issues at the intersection of privacy, freedom of expression, and copyright enforcement."

Police raid home of blogger over iPhone 'scoop' - Times Online

Police raid home of blogger over iPhone 'scoop' - Times Online: "Aggressive legal action"

Prison service head rejects governor's criticism - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010

Prison service head rejects governor's criticism - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010: "Mr Purcell also refused to accept Ms McMahon's argument that the overcrowding at the centre would see issues such as self-mutilation, bullying, depression and lesbianism return."HE WOULD SAY THAT WOULDNT HE?

McMahon says resignation 'forced' - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010

McMahon says resignation 'forced' - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010: "I sent numerous e-mails to the prison service about my concerns about the overcrowding and other issues and I didn’t even get a response”."WAS THE INSPECTOR OF PRISONS CONTACTED?THE REASONS PROJECT?

Gardaí want job restrictions lifted - The Irish Times - Mon, Apr 26, 2010

Gardaí want job restrictions lifted - The Irish Times - Mon, Apr 26, 2010: "Rank and file gardaí want the Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern to relax rules that ban them from taking part time paid work outside their duties"HOW LONG HAS THIS ALLEGED "BAN"BEEN IN FORCE?(CLOCK PUBLIC HOUSE THOMAS STREET)

Corruption warning over Irish police - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Corruption warning over Irish police - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "Gardai struggling to repay debts because of public sector pay cuts could be vulnerable to corruption, a rank and file leader has warned"

RTÉ News: Dermot Ahern withdraws from GRA conference

RTÉ News: Dermot Ahern withdraws from GRA conference: "In the speech, Mr O'Boyce was to say that the Government has been "corrupted" by years of power and has lost touch with the reality of life on a modest salary.
The speech also outlined to the Minister that the Government was truly a Government of national sabotage whose only agenda was to protect economic traitors."?WHOS WATCHING THE WATCHERS?

Garda Review

Garda Review: "It is one of the founding principles of a free press to make the powerful accountable."?

The official website of the Garda Review magazine - homepage

The official website of the Garda Review magazine - homepage: "This High Court action was taken to try to compel the Minister for Finance to provide "reasoning" for his rejection of the claim."THE
REASONS"PROJECT?

Monday, April 26, 2010

Hugh Murphy (04/10): I take it from sonofstan&#... — BackType

Hugh Murphy (04/10): I take it from sonofstan&#... — BackType: "Transparency International launch of their "WhistleBlowers" booklet,"WHEN WEALTH IS USED FOR LIVING AND NOT LUXURIES.

Demand Justice for the Central Park Five | Change.org

Demand Justice for the Central Park Five Change.org: "Demand Justice for the Central Park Five"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Renewing the Republic - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010

Renewing the Republic - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 27, 2010: "The cosy myth of national consensus has broken down: at long last Ireland is being forced to face up to the underlying realities of class division and inequality."?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: United Irelander: The money was just resting in their accounts...

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/06/united-irelander-money-was-just-resting.html: "ITS ABOUT TIME THAT THOSE WHO LIVED THE LIFE OF SUPERFICIAL RESPECTABILITY WERE EXPOSED FOR WHAT THEY ARE,"PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT?

United Against Injustice

United Against Injustice: "The National Federation of Miscarriage of Justice Campaign and Support Organisations"

INNOCENT - Birmingham Six

INNOCENT - Birmingham Six: "'All they would have to do is say, 'Listen, we got it wrong and we're sorry'."

INNOCENT - Birmingham Six

INNOCENT - Birmingham Six: "Miscarriages of Justice"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Susan May - Innocent

Susan May - Innocent: "I was wrongfully convicted of murdering my Aunt in 1993. I was freed from prison in 2005 without admitting guilt and I now fight to clear my name and bring the real murderer(s) to justice in honour of my late Aunt"THE "REASON"THIS WOMAN IS STILL FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE IS BECAUSE GOVERNMENTS AND LEGAL "INSTITUTIONS"IN PARTICULAR CAN AND WILL"NEVER"ADMIT THAT THEY GOT IT WRONG AND MADE A MISTAKE.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

joeduffy (talktojoe1850) on Twitter

joeduffy (talktojoe1850) on Twitter: "20 truckloads of metal worth 200k stolen from building firm in Cork-presume Gardai are looking for hardened criminals with nerves of steel"DEGLOBALIZATION?RESILIENCE AND DUE DILLENGENCE?THE REASONS PROJECT AND PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT?

Murtagh to seek ruling on MMI debts - Business, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Murtagh to seek ruling on MMI debts - Business, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Master of the High Court, Mr Harry Hill SC,"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Dail clash looms over Taxing Master's tribunals attack - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Dail clash looms over Taxing Master's tribunals attack - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "OPPOSITION parties and the Government are likely to clash today when efforts are made to raise the controversial attack on the tribunals by the Taxing Master of the High Court, James Flynn."WHATS GOING TO HAPPEN NOW?THE ONLY PEOPLE BEEN "HOOD-WINKED"ARE THE PUBLIC.

RTÉ News: Goldman Sachs emails released

RTÉ News: Goldman Sachs emails released: "They were self-interested promoters of risky and complicated financial schemes that helped trigger the crisis,'"THE REASONS PROJECT?DEMAND LED JUST LIKE DRUGS?

RTÉ News: Level of contact between Burke and Century "unusual" - Flood witness

RTÉ News: Level of contact between Burke and Century "unusual" - Flood witness: "Mr Connolly said relations with Century deteriorated after they got the licence and the ministerial "directive" on transmission charges."MARY SHERIDAN KING OF KINGS?WHEN WEALTH IS USED FOR GOOD AND NOT LUXURIES?

RTÉ News: Burke never influenced IRTC - Henchy

RTÉ News: Burke never influenced IRTC - Henchy: "Minister interpreted it as a direct request for a directive"SUICIDE OR SURVIVE?

Sam Smyth: It was a novelty for an old man to raise his walking stick in defiance at bossy lawyers - Analysis, Opinion - Independent.ie

Sam Smyth: It was a novelty for an old man to raise his walking stick in defiance at bossy lawyers - Analysis, Opinion - Independent.ie: "'It is chilling to reflect that a poorer person, treated in the same fashion by the tribunal, could not have afforded to seek this vindication.'"ITS NOT JUST IN TRIBUNALS THAT THOSE WITH MEANS ARE GIVEN PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT,THEY ALSO GET THE SAME TREATMENT IN OUR COURTS OF LAW.

| The Post

The Post: "The "internal" gardaí inquiry was launched last October, after detectives observed that members of Dunne’s gang, based primarily in the Finglas area, appeared capable of detecting when they were under surveillance by undercover gardaí in unmarked cars"?

A PLEA FOR JUSTICE: The Timothy Cole Story by Fred B. McKinley

A PLEA FOR JUSTICE: The Timothy Cole Story by Fred B. McKinley: "A PLEA FOR JUSTICE: The Timothy Cole Story
by
Fred B. McKinley"
WHEN WEALTH IS USED FOR LIVING AND NOT FOR LUXURIES?

Griffith College Dublin

Griffith College Dublin: "The Griffith College "Innocence Projects" it the first of its kind in Ireland."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Saturday, April 24, 2010

THEBIGGERISSUE.ORG: To James Caan: Life Is Full of Criminals. By Uncle Monty.

THEBIGGERISSUE.ORG: To James Caan: Life Is Full of Criminals. By Uncle Monty.: "The Big Issue is said to have 1,000 ex-prisoners and
ex-parolees among its estimated 3,000 Big Issue vendors
in the UK."

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid

Public Inquiry · Be very afraid: "I think it was a social experiament or engineering on working class children by the grey haired men of the day"?AND STILL IS"CRIMINALS"ARE NOT MADE THEY ARE CREATED?

Facebook | Vincent Browne

Facebook Vincent Browne: "Why don't ye make sure on future shows that you have a representative of people directly affected by the issue of debate?"BANG ON.

FCC Jurisdiction: Trust in the Law | Save the Internet

FCC Jurisdiction: Trust in the Law Save the Internet: "But because of (flaws in the implementation of the law), not in the law itself, some of the goals of the Communications Act have yet to be achieved, and the principles themselves are now in jeopardy."?

Lender to launch probe of Fingleton decisions - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Lender to launch probe of Fingleton decisions - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Lender to launch probe of Fingleton decisions"THE REASONS PROJECT?

A final call to arms - The Irish Times - Sat, Apr 17, 2010

A final call to arms - The Irish Times - Sat, Apr 17, 2010: "Historians have tended to view his resistance to means testing as almost a personal eccentricity, born of the impoverished childhood of which he would write so powerfully in later life."WAS THIS MAN LEFT,RIGHT,CENTRE,OR JUST HUMAN BECAUSE OF HIS LIFE'S EXPERIENCE?IN ORDER TO ABOLISH THE EVILS OF SOCIETY,SOCIETY MUST BECOME THE "MOTHER"AND CHERISH ALL CHILDREN EQUALLY.

Focus on the Global South-Philippines

Focus on the Global South-Philippines: "Does Corruption Create Poverty?"AND CRIME?

Friday, April 23, 2010

Tuppenceworth.ie blog » Whose Country, Whose Call?

Tuppenceworth.ie blog » Whose Country, Whose Call?: "Really? Is it possible that the two main banks- the main causes of our social and economic woes- are funding this competition (with money paid over from the state to keep them in business) with the stated aim to “help change the way we do things, allow businesses to grow, employment to be created and prosperity to flourish.” Can there be that much cynicism in the world?"

Increasing International Cooperation and Other Key Trends in Anti-Corruption Investigations – Main Justice

Increasing International Cooperation and Other Key Trends in Anti-Corruption Investigations – Main Justice: "The charges relate to illegal payments to government officials in various countries."THE REAL TRUE CAUSES OF CRIME?

Halliburton Could Drop KBR Indemnity over Corruption Probe – Main Justice

Halliburton Could Drop KBR Indemnity over Corruption Probe – Main Justice: "The U.K.’s Serious Fraud office is in talks with KBR about settling an investigation into bribes paid to Nigerian officials to obtain $6 billion in contracts for the Bonny Island liquefied natural gas project between 1994 and 2004, the article said."

‘How much inequality can a democracy sustain?' - The Globe and Mail

‘How much inequality can a democracy sustain?' - The Globe and Mail: "“Marble conceals a multitude of sins.”"AS DOES GRANITE.

Free Niall Harnett & Pat O’Donnell now! | Joe Higgins.eu

Free Niall Harnett & Pat O’Donnell now! Joe Higgins.eu: "Free Niall Harnett & Pat O’Donnell now!"GLOBALIZATION?

Delay in child reports condemned - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Delay in child reports condemned - UK & Ireland, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: "Accused officials of avoiding responsibility for their failings."

Moriarty slams attack on Tribunal's work | Irish Examiner

Moriarty slams attack on Tribunal's work Irish Examiner: "Mr Justice Michael Moriarty said he wanted to make it clear that recent criticisms of the tribunal would not inhibit him from reporting on the facts without fear or favour."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Journalist gave Flood explosive tribunal tapes - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Journalist gave Flood explosive tribunal tapes - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "'These are people with pristine reputations, totally above reproach, and their names would be known by most people,' the source added."???????

Failures highlighted in child death reports

Failures highlighted in child death reports: "'Tragic system failures.'"WHO IS GOING TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE?

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Kinlen fired parting shot on jails weeks before death - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Kinlen fired parting shot on jails weeks before death - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Accused named officials of being guilty of criminal wrongdoing by failing to protect at-risk prisoners and operating sub standard conditions at the prisons."THE REASONS PROJECT?

Flood resigned after advice from judges

Flood resigned after advice from judges: "FELLOW judges on the planning tribunal persuaded Feargus Flood to change his mind and step down after he had agreed to stay on as chairman for another two years at the behest of the attorney general,"

Public Inquiry · Corruption? Not in Ireland

Public Inquiry · Corruption? Not in Ireland: "The despair of silence by the not so well connected?"

Garda cases could swing election: ThePost.ie

Garda cases could swing election: ThePost.ie: "'Our clients have brought the abuses in Donegal to the attention of the government parties "on numerous occasions" during the past five years. Until now they have received "no satisfaction or redress" from those to whom they have written, including local deputy Jim McDaid,'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Al Sharpton Hosts National Convention to Address Racial Inequality | NBC New York

Al Sharpton Hosts National Convention to Address Racial Inequality NBC New York: "We often teach our children, that the only way to garner change and advance society is to eliminate discrepancies in the social order of life,”"

t r u t h o u t | American Kleptocracy: How Fears of Socialism and Fascism Hide Naked Theft

t r u t h o u t American Kleptocracy: How Fears of Socialism and Fascism Hide Naked Theft: "Such governments are typically led by autocratic strong men who shower themselves and their cronies with all the fruits of extracted wealth, whether stolen from the people or squeezed from their country's natural resources."THE REASONS PROJECT?

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media at Syracuse University - Scheduled Events

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media at Syracuse University - Scheduled Events: "The separate elements of this complex environment"AND HOW VERY HARD IT IS TO "ENCOURAGECHANGE"?

Justice Flood hid evidence - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Justice Flood hid evidence - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "'It is chilling to reflect that a poorer person, treated in the same fashion by the tribunal, could not have afforded to seek this vindication.'"SAME APPLIES TO THE COURTS.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Walden Bello’s thoughts on turning back globalization | May 2007 | New Internationalist

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Walden Bello’s thoughts on turning back globalization May 2007 New Internationalist: "On Reconciling Irreconcilables: Neo-liberal Globalisation and Human Rights -- O'Connell 7 (3): 483 -- Human Rights Law Review: 'Social Justice and Human Rights'FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NO POWER OR REAL INFLUENCE."AND WHO CANT AFFORD TO PAY FOR WHATS CALLED "JUSTICE"?

Walden Bello’s thoughts on turning back globalization | May 2007 | New Internationalist

Walden Bello’s thoughts on turning back globalization May 2007 New Internationalist: "Walden Bello is one of globalization’s sharpest critics. And he has a good track record of being ahead of events."

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

Global Justice Movement: homepage

Global Justice Movement: homepage: "Global Justice"

Prison Book Program - Prisoner Essays

Prison Book Program - Prisoner Essays: "If it were not for donated books to myself and others I may not of had the opportunity to earn a Bachelor degree from Indian State University"

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "I always knew it but now i am convinced more than ever that ireland is run on the “enron”principle,take john purcell comptroller and auditor general, when asked by a visiting foreign official,how many people are in jail as a result of your investigations?his answer “in many cases the public berating of people involved in controversies is punishment enough.”THE CAUSES OF CRIME?

The GOD Squad SOCIETY: MANNIX FLYNN reviews The Irish Gulag: : The God Squad

The GOD Squad SOCIETY: MANNIX FLYNN reviews The Irish Gulag: : The God Squad: "For example, when discussing the broad remit of the Ryan commission, Arnold notes that the key issue, “of Government responsibility for allowing the system to run and for allowing a non-stop supply line of children to troop into their places of misery and damage, was not to be investigated. Nor was it.”"?

Gardai seek to fingerprint everyone who is arrested - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Gardai seek to fingerprint everyone who is arrested - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Gardai seek to fingerprint everyone who is arrested"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Annual Report 2008, Standards in Public Office Commission

Annual Report 2008, Standards in Public Office Commission: "The provisions in the draft code concerning disclosure of conflicts of interests would be strengthened by the inclusion of a statement to the effect that a member of An Garda Síochána should not use his or her official position to benefit him/herself or others with whom he or she has personal, family, business or other ties. In addition, as a general rule the code should provide that a Garda must disclose any matter in which he or she has a commercial interest to the Commissioner and should not be involved professionally in that matter"THE GREY HAIRED MEN"WHOS WATCHING THE WATCHERS"?PUBLIC INQUIRY.

Annual Report 2008, Standards in Public Office Commission

Annual Report 2008, Standards in Public Office Commission: "The question of the standard of governance of state agencies has been the subject of much public comment in the recent past; allegations have also been made about impropriety on the part of certain persons in state agencies. Rightly, there is public expectation that high standards be demonstrated by all public servants in the exercise of their functions and in the use of public resources."

RTÉ News: Man charged with Barry murder

RTÉ News: Man charged with Barry murder: "Liam Bolger from Homelawn Gardens in Tallaght was remanded in custody to appear again next week."THE REASONS PROJECT?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: "'Patrick Junior O Connell is a fan of'MATTHEW ELDERFIELD."

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions

Public Inquiry · Unanswered questions: "A YOUNG PROFOUNDLY DEAF MAN WAS BEATEN TO A PULP WHILE IN GARDA CUSTODY,TO ADD INSULT TO INJURY HE WAS GIVEN HIS RIGHT TO A PHONE CALL}"CRIME AND ITS"TRUE"CAUSES?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: "ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com

http://paddoconnell.blogspot.com/2009/10/encouragechangepaddoconnell8gmailcom_06.html: "'Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied.M.G.September 2004 Now May 2009?'THERE WILL BE QUESTIONS TO ANSWER ABOUT THIS FURTHER DOWN THE LINE.MORE SO SINCE THE RYAN REPORT."

For Years, Deaf Boys Tried to Tell of Priest’s Abuse - NYTimes.com

For Years, Deaf Boys Tried to Tell of Priest’s Abuse - NYTimes.com: "They told two police departments and the district attorney. They used sign language, written affidavits and graphic gestures to show what exactly Father Murphy had done to them. But their reports fell on the deaf ears of hearing people."

What lessons are learnt after Galway Abuse Report? – Inclusion Ireland

What lessons are learnt after Galway Abuse Report? – Inclusion Ireland: "The Hynes Review published today on the 8 year delay in the McCoy report on abuse in a service for people with a disability in Galway, cites lack of supports as major issue in delay;"

THE REASONS PROJECT | Criminal Justice | Change.org

THE REASONS PROJECT Criminal Justice Change.org.I FEEL VERY STRONGLY THAT THE IRISH DIRECTOR OF"PUBLIC" PROSECUTIONS SHOULD GIVE AN HONEST AND"JUST"REASON FOR ANY CONTROVERSIAL DECISIONS HE MAY MAKE.THE SAME APPLIES TO THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE.

THE REASONS PROJECT | Criminal Justice | Change.org

THE REASONS PROJECT Criminal Justice Change.org: "TO GET THE IRISH DIRECTOR OF 'PUBLIC' PROSECUTIONS TO GIVE HONEST AND JUST REASONS FOR SOME OF HIS CONTROVERSIAL DECISIONS"

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Hindu : Experiments with (un)truth

The Hindu : Experiments with (un)truth: "THE DECISION of the American Securities and Exchange Commission to require chief executives of companies to swear an oath to the truthfulness of their accounts is one which, to the Indian eye, seems peculiar."WHAT ABOUT THE"BLIND"EYE?THE REASONS PROJECT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: False Consciousness About Law's Legitimacy

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/false-consciousness-about-laws.html: "'A capitalist economic system is justified by the insistence that human beings are inherently selfish, competitive, and accumulative and that people who fall behind have only themselves to blame; people learn to expect the worst from others and from themselves'
Posted by paddoconnell at 1:30 PM"

Thursday, April 8, 2010

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: SpringerLink - Journal Article

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/springerlink-journal-article.html: ".'INAPPROPRIATE'SEEMS TO BE THE 'WORD'USED BY AND FOR WHITE COLLAR CRIME IN IRELAND.BUT IF YOUR WORKING-CLASS AS BILLY MCGUINNESS FROM 'ASLAN'STATES YOU ARE TREATED AS A'CRIMINAL'NO MATTER WHAT YOU ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE DONE'WRONG'?TRIBUNALS FOR ONE SECETION OF SOCIETY AND COURTS AND PRISONS FOR THE REST.EQUALITY BEFORE THE COURTS?DUE PROCESS?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Discussions - workingclass inequality | Google Groups

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2009/08/discussions-workingclass-inequality.html: "'CRIME IN IRELAND'
CRIME IN IRELAND SEEMS TO BE A MAJOR TOPIC AT THE MOMENT,QUESTION:ARE THE MIDDLE AND UPPER CLASSES THE RIGHT ONES TO TRY AND CONTAIN OR CURE THE CAUSES OF CRIME?OR WILL THE REMEDY HAVE TO BE FOUND IN THE WORKING CLASS AREAS THAT CRIMINALS ARE ACCUSED OF BEEN SPAWNED?'"THE REASONS PROJECT?

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland

Public Inquiry · Examining corruption in Ireland: "At a human level I "might" condemn the sin but not the sinner."Crime and its different interprations by different social classes?

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Essay (General) on The Education System and Social Inequality in Ireland

Essay (General) on The Education System and Social Inequality in Ireland: "Social behavior and financial matters. It attempts to determine how and why these factors create social inequality in contemporary Ireland."MOBILE PHONES AND VIOLENCE?

Student Development Criminal Justice Club - Iona College, New York

Student Development Criminal Justice Club - Iona College, New York: "Work with Bro. Devlin at the Abraham House"WHAT ARE THE TRUE CAUSES OF CRIME?

Robert Van Keuren | Save the Internet

Robert Van Keuren Save the Internet: "I do not trust TV news or the US news media"NOR DO I TRUST EUROPEAN MEDIA.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Pope defiant over child sex abuse | World news | The Guardian

Pope defiant over child sex abuse World news The Guardian: "But there was no apology from Rome, as Benedict XVI maintained a steadfast silence about the crisis in his annual Urbi et Orbi – To the City and the World – address."?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Lijit | paddoconnell

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: Lijit paddoconnell: "EASTER IS A TIME WHEN MIRACLES OF CHANGE HAPPEN.Im sure Trish Burnett is hopeing and wishing for such a miracle.So compare Mrs.Burnett's plight to say Sean Quinn.Then read what Dr.Adam Bradford had to say'was jesus really the son of a middle-class architec'The point he is making is that Jesus father had in fact a higher 'Social'status than a mere carpenter that 'Enabled'him to better educate his son.he goes on to state 'If Jesus was the son of a poor intinerant carpenter with some'Radical'ideas,nobody would have been concerned about what he said.But because Jesus was trained to become the most educated Jew of his time ,it gave him the chance to exert extradodinary 'Influence'and let him get away with 'Acts'that the normal(ordinary joe soap)Jews would have been'Inprisoned'or chastised for.Jesus enjoyed social'Privileges'unavailable to an 'uneducated'intinerant .Not only was he able to clear the official temple market on two occasions without'Interference',but he was able to teach 'Unhindered'in the temple courts and synagogues,He was their great'Hope'who deviated from the Jewish faith,and so betrayed what they 'Stood'for?Happy Easter"

Cowen tells Quinn: 'you're on your own' - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie

Cowen tells Quinn: 'you're on your own' - National News, Frontpage - Independent.ie: "Cowen tells Quinn: 'you're on your own'"THAT MUST HAVE BEEN ON THE FIRST OF APRIL?

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Thursday, April 1, 2010

MDAC announces project on effective monitoring the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities « Human Rights in Ireland

MDAC announces project on effective monitoring the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities « Human Rights in Ireland: "The Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC) today announces a yearlong project that seeks to provide direction to governments and civil society on the effective implementation of Article 33 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Article 33 deals with domestic implementation of the Convention."

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Daingean: Minister describes steps to uncover abuse in 1960s

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2008/05/daingean-minister-describes-steps-to.html: "Certain conduct by a certain CLASS of people was deemed by a likeminded class of professionals not to constitute conduct unbecoming"AND LOOK AT THE MESS IRELAND HAS BEEN LEFT IN BECAUSE OF THIS ATTITUDE?CRIME,CRIMINALS,EQUALITY?JOKE.

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009: "HE WAS RIGHT TO FLAG THE NEED FOR EXTERNAL EXPERTS TO SEE HOW THE DEPARTMENTS BUDGET WAS AND IS BEEN SPENT."50 years too late?

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009

ENCOURAGECHANGE.: September 2009: "IRELANDS HIDDEN CRUEL LEGACY."ITS TERRIBLE YOU HAVE TO KEEP REPEATING YOURSELF IN ORDER TO GET A MESSAGE ACROSS TO THE IGNORANT AND ARROGANT?

"ENCOURAGECHANGE"paddoconnell8@gmail.com: Is the ireland of yesteryear truly gone?

http://encouragechange.blogspot.com/2008/06/is-ireland-of-yesteryear-truly-gone.html: "How can a stranger who makes decisions on other peoples lives imply they know what they are going through unless they have experienced the other persons problems themselves?"THE US AND THEM SYNDROME?

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS

CONNECT TO MY ANGELS: "'This is an important acknowledgement of each person's ownership of their own story.ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD."

Essay (General) on The Education System and Social Inequality in Ireland

Essay (General) on The Education System and Social Inequality in Ireland: "The paper concludes that, due to social and cultural barriers, the working classes continue to be denied access to a full and healthy educational career."

RTÉ News: Martin against 'fast-track healing' over abuse

RTÉ News: Martin against 'fast-track healing' over abuse: "The response was hopelessly inadequate.'"