US President Donald Trump has proposed that school teachers across the country should carry guns or hold them in their classrooms so as to protect students in the events of a school shooter. Is this perhaps the most ridiculous idea the President has had yet?
Memories of a three-week visit with my family in the homeland in 1961 have always stayed with me. Just moments off the plane and I was already planning my next trip back to these family members who although were all but strangers, I felt an instant connection with.
Some say the Irish famine was not a genocide but a natural disaster, other heavily criticize the British response. We look at the facts of the famine in Ireland and on the different terms used to describe 1845 and beyond.