Monthly Archives: June 2010

Joint leaflet for Irish Protest during European Week of Action

Across Europe, working people are being hammered with hundreds of billions of euros of cutbacks. The result is a slashing of living standards, deteriorating public services, lower wages and over 23 million unemployed in the eurozone. To help build a unified fight back across Europe the Socialist Party together with other left groups in Ireland have endorsed the European Wide week of action initiated by Joe Higgins MEP and 15 other left wing MEPs. Here we post the text of the joint leaflet.

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Government’s new gas field giveaways

At a time when the government continues to implement savage cuts on working people on the one hand it is still in the process of giving away billions of euro worth of our natural gas to private interests. Two onshore gas fields are next to being a gift. One in Clare and one in the North West. The closing date for the licence applications is 11 June.

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End the Siege of Gaza

The brutal slaughter of peace activists by the Israeli Defence Forces is only the latest scandal resulting from the blockade of Gaza. In this article we outline the Socialist Party's opposition to the siege, how it can be defeated and the need for a socialist alternative in the region.

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Leaflet of Lebanese Socialists on Flotilla Massacre

The following is the translated text of a leaflet (in Arabic) that is being distributed in Beirut today by supporters of the CWI (international organisation of the Socialist Party in Lebanon during a mass protest against the massacre of peace activists by the IDF last weekend.

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