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What party represents the hundreds of thousands of people who took to the streets on 11 October and 1 November (and the many others not on those marches who applaud them)? It's obvious there is a gaping political vacuum, with no major party or movement basing itself on fighting the cause of workers, the unemployed, pensioners and young people.Read More »
As the political crisis of the establishment deepens and support for the Left rises, the question of a Left government will increasingly be posed. Paul Murphy, Anti Austerity Alliance TD, asks what such a government would do.Read More »
The demonstration on 11 October and on 1 November with 100,000 and 150,000 marching in Dublin and throughout the state respectively against the water charges, was the most significant protest demo in the state in decades, writes Laura Fitzgerald. Why? Because of the demonstration’s grassroots, “from below” nature, with working class communities locally organising to ensure large and vibrant turnouts from ...Read More »
In its recent World Economic Outlook report the International Monetary Fund (IMF) more than doubled its growth estimate for the Irish economy in 2014 – from 1.7% to 3.6%Read More »
"Double Irish" means Google pays 0.14% in tax.Read More »
Banning abortion does not stop it from happening, it just makes it more difficult and dangerous to access. According to the World Health Organisation, 21.6 million women experience an unsafe abortion worldwide each yearRead More »
Just like the Catholic Church and the Irish and British States before them, Sinn Féin and the IRA have been exposed for covering up sexual abuse in order to protect its own members and their organisation.Read More »
A massive protest of 10,000 marched through Limerick city on October 25th against water charges. The demonstration was wholly organised by the We Won’t Pay Campaign. The dominant theme was unquestionably support for a campaign of mass non-payment with chants of “No way, we won’t pay!” echoing throughout the streets of Limerick for hours as the march passed. Not only ...Read More »
The fim '71 tells the story of a young British Army private (Gary Hook) on his first patrol in Belfast in the year 1971.Read More »