An Irish Times Behaviour Attitudes survey “Sex, Sin and Society” took a sample of over 1,000 people from 100 locations in Ireland and has revealed increasingly progressive attitudes on social and political issues.Read More »
Monthly Archives: October 2010
The big winners at the next General Election are likely to be the Labour Party, benefitting from the anger of voters at Fianna Fail and the desire for change.Read More »
A public meeting on jobs and economic recovery, accused by some of being an electioneering stunt by Fine Gael, turned out to be exactly that and disturbingly a bit more.Read More »
In July, French president Nicolas Sarkozy began a blatantly racist policy of systematic deportation of Roma people residing in France. So far over 1,200 have been deported. A leaked memo from the French interior ministry confirms the racist nature of this policy, telling police chiefs to “begin a systematic dismantling of the illegal camps, particularly those of the Roma”.Read More »
“The day has passed for patching up the capitalist system; it must go.”- James Connolly
You are unlikely to hear this quote being given when broadcaster Joe Duffy makes the case for James Connolly to be selected as the greatest Irish person in the RTE series. If you do you will probably be told that Connolly’s firm anti-capitalist socialist outlook may have been okay for his time but has little relevance in today’s world.