Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'The Troubles'

A Perverse Incentive

February 22nd, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’m a few pages from the end of Kevin Myers’ Watching the Door, the peak of which is an extended discussion of how The Troubles became economically advantageous for both sides. I particularly enjoyed this dissection of how Belfast’s various paramilitary organization profited off the mayhem they created: Glaziers—who, because they were associated with the […]


[