A coil can only be pushed back so much before it recoils and that’s what’s happening now as demands for pay increases are smacking Enda Kenny’s Government and different companies around the head. Garda organisations, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and others seem to be prepared to join workers at Bus Eireann and Irish Rail on a path towards ...Read More »
By Paul Murphy TD “Irish households have ‘ne...
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By Cillian Gillespie The US Presidential election has taken a dramatic twist with the coming to light of a secret recording of Donald Trump grotesquely bragging of his sexual assaults of various women. As vile as these comments are, their content should not come as a major surprise to those who have listened to the litany of racist, Islamaphobic and ...Read More »
Conference of Abortion Rights Movement neededRead More »
By Fiona O’Loughlin The scale of the crises in housing and drug addiction is becoming more and more evident on our streets. A striking feature of this crisis is the Government’s unwillingness to deal with this. Simon Coveney, the Minister with responsibility for housing, said in September; ”We are running to stand still at the moment”. The fact of the ...Read More »
The following article was written by a member of the Socialist Party’s sister organisation in Poland, Alternatywa Socjalistyczna in the aftermath of 140,000 taking to the streets of Poland against government plans to bring in ban on a woman’s right to choose. As a result of this mass movement it has been forced to beat a retreat, an inspiring achievement. ...Read More »
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 »
First JobstownNotGuilty trial begins. Defend the right to protest!Read More »
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 »