Editorial from the October edition of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine of the Socialist Party in England and Wales, on Jeremy Corbyn’s victory against the failed coup mounted by the right wing of the British Labour Party. Three months ago 172 MPs – three quarters of the Parliamentary Labour Party – launched a coup against Jeremy Corbyn. They have been ...Read More »
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By Laura Fitzgerald The March for Choice on 24 September is a crucial event in the fight for abortion rights. The fact it’s a march for choice, rather than a march for a tweaking of the 8th amendment, or a repealing of the 8th amendment to be followed by restrictive legislation that precludes actual rights, is important. Growing momentum The ...Read More »
By Clodagh Troelstra Heffernan Figures in the latest Daft.ie report have shown that the ever increasing rent prices set by profit-driven landlords has seen a 39% increase in rents since 2011. According to the report, the average price of rent nationwide is €1,037. Rents in Dublin in particular have reached extortionate levels, with prices now at an average of 5.2% ...Read More »
The strike action by Dublin Bus workers is about achieving a decade of pay justice and should be supported by all workers.Read More »
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Jeremy Corbyn appears to be on course to be re-elected as Labour leader in September. But the bitter right-wing struggle against him shows there can be no compromise with the representatives of capitalism in the Labour Party. This time, let’s finish the job and really transform Labour into an anti-austerity socialist party argues Hannah Sell in the September issue of Socialism Today.Read More »
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This July marks the 80 years since the fascist coup d’etat in Spain that was met with an heroic revolutionary upsurge by the working class. James McCabe looks at the lessons for socialists today. Was the victory of Franco’s army inevitable, or were the revolutionary opportunities squandered?Read More »
The clock continues to tick down towards the biggest political trial in decades. In April 2017, the first trial of adults for the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her assistant will commence in the Criminal Courts of Justice. In advance of that, on 19 September, a 17 year old will go on trial in the Children's Court for the same offences.Read More »