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Worlds Apart

Ezra Klein: There is something wrong that the video seems obviously exculpatory to the police and obviously damning to so many who watch it." Those with professional knowledge can speak to it better than me, but I suspect the protocol in Britain would be to park at a relatively safe… Read more

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

This classical Latin question of 2,000 years ago has no greater relevance than to Ireland today.  The national police force, An Garda Síochána (the Guardians of the Peace), is commonly referred to in English as 'the Guards'.  After a series of policing scandals, in 2005 an Ombudsman was established,… Read more