“Nothing more to give” sums up the position of public sector workers who are struggling to survive in the midst of the never-ending economic crisis.Read More »
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It's now almost three years since European Commission President Barroso announced "a silent revolution in terms of stronger economic governance by small steps". This has meant using the economic crisis to impose a model of authoritarian neo-liberalism in Europe.Read More »
At a high profile conference in January Sinn Fein called for a referendum on the border to be held during the next Stormont Assembly term. In practice this means before 2020. Almost immediately, the DUP’s Arlene Foster surprised Sinn Fein by suggesting that it might agree to a border poll.Read More »
Seven electricians, members of the TEEU (www.teeu.ie) have been out on strike at St. James’ Hospital since Tuesday 19 February. socialistparty.net interviewed three of them, John McMahon, Geoff Mell and Alan O’Connor.Read More »
Walkout by four unions from Croke Park 2 talks justified and welcome - new alliance of fighting unions needed to campaign for 'no' vote across the public service.Read More »
2013 will be an important year for the socialist and workers’ movement in Ireland as we celebrate the courageous sacrifice displayed by the Dublin working class in their battle against the bosses in the 1913 lockout.Read More »
On the surface it looks like the talks for an extension of the Croke Park deal are in troubled waters. With the walk out of the Garda rank and file association and the nurses trade union threatening to walk with the 24 / 7 frontline alliance.Read More »
On RTE radio's This Week Programme today the general secretary of ICTU David Begg voiced support for the property tax about to be levied on homeowners. The property tax will be the biggest austerity measure of all and if fully implemented along with water charges will see bills approaching €1,000 in a few short years.Read More »
Next Saturday's ICTU demonstrations should call for a repudiation of the debt and name the date for day of strike action to take on austerity agendaRead More »