Friday, July 23, 2010

So Pack Up Your Sea Stores, Consider No Longer.

Thousands are sailing:

After almost 20 years as Europe’s strongest economy, during which hundreds of thousands of Polish, British and North American immigrants flocked to Dublin for work, the Irish are once again a nation of emigrants. Moving abroad, a response to the economic calamities of the past 170 years, has once again become the way out of an impossible situation at home, and is creating a new Irish diaspora.

"It’s back to the old ways.”


Blogger Aymenn Jawad said...

Terry, though this may seem off-topic, did you read about the following:

5:02 PM  
Blogger Terry Glavin said...

The lede para reports "coalition forces have killed hundreds of civilians in unreported incidents," but when you get into the story, all you find is: "At least 195 civilians are admitted to have been killed and 174 wounded in total, but this is likely to be an underestimate. . ."

I have no idea what this means, but I'm used to that from the Guardian's "war" reporting.

I don't know what to make of it by the Guardian's description, which, thanks to the leak, I won't need.

10:30 PM  

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