Monthly Archives: January 2011

Labour and Sinn Féin should not be taken seriously as representing a real left alternative

Yesterday's interview on RTE Radio One News reveals that Labour Party leader, Eamon Gilmore, believes that the most crucial issue in the forthcoming General Election is the number of seats Labour will win relative to Fine Gael and therefore whether he or Deputy Kenny will be Taoiseach. Nothing in any of the recent interviews he has given indicate that Labour offer any alternative to the cutback consensus.

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CWI 10th World Congress documents

The 10th World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) was held in December 2010. It was attended by delegates and visitors from more than 34 countries. The main Congress discussions were on world relations, the world economy, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Building the CWI. A number of documents were debated and voted on. The final versions can be read here: World Relations, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Europe and Eastern Europe and the CIS.

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