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Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
Analysis: If the SDLP decline continues, Northern Ireland's politics will suffer
Ahead of the SDLP’s party conference this weekend, Emma DeSouza looks at its struggles to hold support in a polarised political landscape.
This year
Analysis: How is Ireland doing after 50 years in the EU?
Emma DeSouza recently visited Strasbourg and looked at how Ireland has been doing as a member state.
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Last year
Analysis: Are we seeing a change in mood music when it comes to the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Emma DeSouza writes her thoughts from Strasbourg on whether a breakthrough on the Protocol is possible.
Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.
Opinion: Doug Beattie's tweets highlight the widespread misogyny in Northern Ireland politics
In order to tackle toxic masculinity in everyday life, we need political leaders to take ownership of their own actions, writes Emma DeSouza.
All time
Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past
While politicians argue over commemorations, Emma DeSouza says new youth-led cross-border research shows young people have moved on.
Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?
It’s an ideal time to reform the Irish educational system, writes Emma DeSouza.
Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder
Emma DeSouza says the unrest in the North is not a failure of peace but a failure of leadership.
Opinion: Teaching children digital literacy is a must if we are to combat misinformation
Emma DeSouza says children and the wider community must be taught the required skills to navigate a digital world.
Opinion: Is Britain on the path to becoming a rogue state?
The UK government this week told the Commons that it would be breaking international law in relation to Brexit in ‘a limited and specific way’. Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza says she’s seen this before.
Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it
Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza pays tribute to John Hume, the peacemaker, who will be laid to rest today.