Alice in Wonderland with a dark edge

In the Spectator this week, Michael Burleigh visits both sections of Northern Ireland’s working class communities and sees sloganised gifts slowly taking the place of communal violence (may need to register) in Belfast, but wonders about “several sinister mutations”, noted but unaccounted by the last IMC report.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty