In the communities that straddle the divide between Northern Ireland and the Republic, anxieties about a hard border are becoming very real. Could there be a return to the days when IRA smugglers ruled ‘bandit country’?
cities are being polarised into places of haves and have-nots, with the right to the city relentlessly eroded.
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It was first thought to be a “neurological disease of essentially demonic cause,” but it turns out that nostalgia is good for your brain. And there’s science to prove it.
What Is Nostalgia Good For? Quite a Bit, Research Shows
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The defiance of Britain as it endured eight months of German bombing 70 years ago is etched on the collective memory and immortalised in the phrase "Blitz spirit". But does this image of national unity tell the whole story?
“declinism” – the idea that we’re predisposed to view the past favourably, and worry that the future is going to be dire