Despite government spin there is no momentum behind economic growth – austerity is failing working people. The CSO this week released the latest live register figures that showed a marginal drop in unemployment.Read More »
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By Michael O’Brien The granting of Ryanair’s...
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Via social media, smart phones and traditional news channels a flood of bloody images, footage and reports of the unbearable suffering inflicted on the Syrian masses has been broadcast around the world.Read More »
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins and MEP Paul Murphy support the strike action being taken by SIPTU, NBRU and TSSA Dublin Bus workers.Read More »
The Historical Enquiries Team (HET) has been exposed as biased in its “investigation” of crimes carried out by the British Army, RUC and UDR over the course of the Troubles. Two reports have revealed that a softly-softly approach has been taken when questioning soldiers and police officers.Read More »
Death of woman after late termination highlights again the need for abortion rights in Ireland.Read More »
Fierce rioting took place in several areas of Belfast and Newtownabbey over the 12th weekend. The rioting began when the PSNI enforced a Parades Commission ruling that an Orange Order parade should not be allowed to pass the Ardoyne shops on its return from the main 12th demonstration.Read More »
How many more Trayvons will be killed and how many more Zimmermans will walk free before something is done? A black man is killed every 28 hours in the U.S. by a cop or a vigilante. One thing is certain beyond a shadow of a doubt, we can have no faith in the courts or the American justice system as a whole. Only we have to power to change anything.Read More »
Official Launch Monday 15 July 6:30pm Gutter Bookshop, Cows Lane, Temple Bar Read More »
Bill represents a betrayal of women and the memory of Savita Halappanavar whose life would not have been saved with this legislation. The fight for the repeal of the eighth amendment and real choice for women goes on.Read More »
World financial markets have been rocked again in recent days. First came the US Fed’s announcement last Wednesday (19 June) that it could start to unwind its cheap credit policy of ‘quantitative easing’ by year-end. The following day financial markets were stunned as a liquidity crisis gripped China’s state-owned banking system, with major banks all but refusing to lend to each other. This ‘credit crunch’ reflects growing fears over the unsustainable surge in debt levels across the Chinese economy, and its growing reliance on the opaque and unregulated shadow banking sector.Read More »