Author Archives: Author Not Transfered

Solidarity & protest for those summonsed to court

Tens of thousands of householders have received their third threatening letter from a local authority with the warning that they are liable to be summonsed to appear in court if they do not pay their household tax and register within 10 days of receiving the letter.

Read More »

March against austerity 24 November!

Between 1 October and Budget Day, €2.9 billion will have been handed over to parasite bondholders. That will bring the total amount of money given to bondholders this year to €19,911,338,474. Then, on that day, Minister Noonan will stand up in the Dail and announce a further €3.5 billion worth of cuts and extra taxes.

Read More »

Why I joined the Socialist Party

Joining the Socialist Party was an easy decision for me to make. Faced with the same bleak reality as countless others around me - mass unemployment, cuts to education, graduates unable to find employment, and imprisoned in the precarious position of surviving off of one hundred euro a week - I decided to draw a line in the sand.

Read More »

EU: New radical suggestions of ‘austerity contracts’

A new interim report, entitled 'Towards a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union' was circulated by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy. This will be discussed at this week's European Council meeting. Here, the true vision of a fiscal and political union of the European establishments is made clear. It is a vision long on austerity and extremely short on democracy.

Read More »

Eurozone Crisis: What Next?

Recently engaged in a round of backslapping, the leaders of Europe suggested that we were turning the corner out of the crisis. In Ireland despite all the evidence to the contrary, the government is still trying to talk up the prospect of a ‘deal’ on the bank debt. But on the ground, the crisis is worsening, austerity is destroying people’s lives and the economies of Europe. In the first of two articles on the future of the EU, first published on Irish Left Review, Paul Murphy MEP examines the immediate prospects for the eurozone crisis in the next months.

Read More »

Venezuelean elections 2012: Chávez defeats the right

Thousands flocked to Miraflores, the Presidential Palace in Caracas, Sunday night (October 7) to celebrate the victory of Hugo Chávez in Sunday’s presidential election. In scenes reminiscent of the defeat of the right-wing coup in 2002, soldiers from the presidential guard waved flags from the roof top of the palace while other soldiers joined workers, youth, the unemployed and others who came to the city centre to celebrate the defeat of the right-wing candidate, Henrique Capriles.

Read More »

Donate

The Socialist Party relies on donations from supporters like you to fund our campaigns. Please consider making a donation via credit or debit card using the PayPal button below. Or consider setting up a subscription to make a monthly donation to support the Socialist Party. Option 1 : €10.00 EUR – monthlyOption 2 : €15.00 EUR – monthlyOption 3 : ...

Read More »