A recent UNICEF report has highlighted the shameful growth of child poverty since 2008, as a result of the crisis and the austerity policies that have gone with it.Read More »
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A recent UNICEF report has highlighted the shamefu...
Benjamin (Benny) Adams died after a long illness o...
The film Pride is set against the backdrop of the ...
Dublin City Councillor Michael O’ Brien of the Ant...
No apology & miniscule sums add to women's sufferi...
Benjamin (Benny) Adams died after a long illness on October 6th 2014 at the early age of 65. Benny was active in the Militant, the forerunner of Socialist Party in Ireland, from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. For most of that time he worked full-time as a political organiser. Benny came from a large family-he had seven brothers and sisters-and ...Read More »
The film Pride is set against the backdrop of the miners’ strike during the Thatcher era in the 1980s. It is a light-hearted comedy that manages to give an uplifting sense of solidarity between the miners on strike and the LGBT community. The film opens with the Solidarity Forever anthem and this message is echoed throughout the film. Despite the ...Read More »
Dublin City Councillor Michael O’ Brien of the Anti-Austerity Alliance has today said that DCC should be given NAMA hotels as a public utility for emergency housing situations and that an immediate ban on evictions through rent hikes should be implemented across the city.Read More »
No apology & miniscule sums add to women's suffering.Read More »
Being a young immigrant woman I have first hand experience of the “new jobs” created during this so-called recovery.Read More »
The huge change of attitudes in Ireland to LGBTQ people which has taken place over the last decades has been clearly shown this year.Read More »
'Heartbreak, tributes, tears' was the headline in the Liverpool Echo as the next chapter in the Hillsborough tragedy unfolded. "Let our kids know that he wasn't a hooligan" was the plea of the widow of victim Patrick Thompson.Read More »
The Socialist Party is shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT). The response to his death already once again confirms the major impact he had as a trade union leader - undoubtedly one of the best known, for his steadfast approach to standing up for his members.Read More »
When anti-capitalism sells.Read More »