One hundred years ago in Dublin: workers’ struggles and solidarity

On this day one hundred years last Friday – September 20, 1913 – Dublin City and parts of the county is in the throes of a desperate crisis. What can only be described as a full scale class war is underway as the city’s capitalists set out to crush the demands of workers who have the temerity to demand better wages, improvements in the grinding conditions imposed on them in their workplaces and the right to join a trade union of their choice.

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US: Zimmerman acquitted – the racist system is guilty!

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.

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Free Bradley Manning

In a pre-trial hearing on 28 February, Bradley Manning spoke publicly for the first time, accepting responsibility for the release of 250,000diplomatic cables and 500,000 army reports. He pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 counts against him saying that he did so in the public interest.

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