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Honest Ulsterman

Blueprints Blueprint

The magazine was created by the late poet James Simmons in May 1968, when Paris was teetering on the brink of revolution and Northern Ireland civil war. It was subtitled “A Handbook
for Revolution”, in response to which the RUC raided the printers, failing
to comprehend that a revolution might be a poetic rather than a Republican or
Marxist one. Instead, Simmons had hoped to bring about a revolution in the way
we view the world, beginning with our own…