1968: “the single spark that lit the prairie fire”

If life and living changed in Paris in May 1968 for the rest of the world, it took a little longer in Northern Ireland. Forty years opposing camps judge it separately as ‘liberty or illusion‘, and some a bit of both. Fascinating discursive interview of Paul Bew by Malachi O’Doherty… Bew expands reflectively on his reported comments at the John Hewett Summer School.

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