The government’s actions in cobbling together a majority on the Committee has been unbelievably crude and hamfisted. However, while this has shown to the world the cynical manoeuvrings that go on among the establishment political parties in the Oireachtas as they jockey for advantage, it fundamentally changes nothing. All parties understood that the government was always going to use its Dáil majority to have a majority on the Committee.Read More »
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‘The Snowden Files’, by Luke Harding, exposes the workings of the vastly powerful intelligence services in the US and Britain.Read More »
Appalling – abhorrent – grotesque – it’s difficult to find words to adequately express the horrors visited upon the poorest and most vulnerable sections of Irish society, particularly women and children, at the hands of Church and State in Ireland.Read More »
The local and European elections in Northern Ireland has shown a deep disillusionment with the main parties and what constitutes politics.Read More »
The manner in which these workers have been robbed of their jobs and their wages going back three months demonstrates a level of employer criminality which the system essentially tolerates.Read More »
Pastor’s “Satanic” anti-Muslim comments defended by First MinisterRead More »
Socialist Party wins a second TD and Anti Austerity Alliance 14 councillors.Read More »
For years to come Joe Higgins TD will be an active force fighting for the people of Dublin West and beyond, so not announcing retirement from political activity, but today he announces he won’t be a candidate in the next General Election.Read More »
Not just individuals, but also the political and legal system that allowed banks and speculators engage in unbridled profiteering on homes and property, and the media that glorified them, that should be in the dock.Read More »
The Labour Party is in an obvious panic over water charges looming large as the Local and European Elections approach. They are right to be. Labour's infamous 'Tesco' Ad during the 2011 General Election Campaign specifically named a Fine Gael water tax of €238 per annum as one of the key things they would stop if in government. Their betrayal on this will cost them dear.Read More »