Campaigns & Issues

LGBTQ liberation in the US – more than putting a ring on it

000equality_march.jpg

Forty-four years ago at a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, a group of transsexuals, cross-dressers, drag queens, lesbians, and gay men fought back against their constant persecution by the New York Police Department and inadvertently started the modern fight for gay liberation. They would not believe the progress that queer people have made in the last 44 years!

Read More »

Property Tax imposed

000ptax

Bitter resentment is the over-riding feeling of the majority of people who have felt compelled to pay the property tax.  Successive polls have shown mass opposition to this home tax. Unfortunately, people clearly lacked confidence about refusing to pay as their form of protest.

Read More »

Why you should oppose the G8

000g8 poster 2

This year’s G8 summit will be held in Fermanagh on 17 – 18 June. This gathering brings together the heads of government of eight of the world’s largest capitalist economies to discuss how they can further the interests of those they represent – the super-rich, big business and the bankers.

Read More »

Socialist Party on the draft X Case Bill

09ruth

The Draft Bill legislating for X case is designed to placate reactionary elements of Fine Gael and seeks to criminalise and punish women in crisis pregnancies. The pro-choice movement must mobilise to exert maximum pressure on the government to remove the worst provisions in the draft and maintain the fight for a referendum to repeal eighth amendment.

Read More »

Public meeting: 1913 women & the lockout

iwwu1

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1913 lockout when the bosses of Dublin tried to starve the working class of Dublin into submission and smash the emerging Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU) led by Jim Larkin and James Connolly.

Read More »

How to build the campaign – get involved now

placrd woman

Josephine Freehily launched the Revenue Commissioners campaign on the Property Tax by announcing, “you cannot hide from Revenue.” The Campaign Against Home & Water Taxes will not be hiding anywhere – we will be launching a massive campaign of opposition to this hated tax over the next three months.

Read More »