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Hundreds of people took part in a commemoration in Tyrone yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the first civil rights march to be held in the north. Free article

OPINION | GREEN POLITICS FOR IRELAND AND THE WORLD

6 December 2010

Republicans must champion a green recovery

BY EMMA CLANCY

AGAINST the backdrop of a profound economic crisis, the IMF/EU attack in the 26 Counties and the Tory-led attack in the Six Counties, defending the basic rights and living standards of the people of Ireland is the highest priority of all republicans, socialists and progressives.
Behind the scenes of the economic crisis,... Free article

Alive and Kicking Goals in Ireland

6 December 2010

A TEAM of more than 20 young Aboriginal Australian footballers recently visited Belfast as part of a tour around Ireland. The Broome Saints, an Aussie Rules team from rural Western Australia, are part of ‘Alive and Kicking Goals!’, a youth suicide prevention project based on peer education.
The group completed a two-week tour around Ireland and had meetings with a range of... Free article

Bankers cleaning up while cleaners pay the price

6 December 2010

I  WAS in work at half-seven on Monday morning. The first person I met was a Polish woman who comes in at some ungodly hour to clean the place from where the great and good will issue their decrees on behalf of the IMF and the bondholders.
Last week, they decided, in the ‘national interest’ of course, that this woman and the other cleaners ought to sacrifice €40 a week in order... Free article

Burn the bondholders, not the people

6 December 2010

Using Pension Fund to bail out banks is ‘act of treachery’

SINN FÉIN TD Martin Ferris has called for the bondholders who possess Irish debt to be told that they will not be paid. He also described the commitment of the National Pension Reserve Fund to the bank bail-out as an act of treachery.
In an interview with Radio Kerry, the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Workers’ Rights was asked... Free article

New politics needed, not old arguments

21 November 2010

THE Irish economy has suffered the equivalent of an earthquake. The after-shocks are being felt by ordinary working people and the unemployed every day.

People feel betrayed by a government that has sold its soul.

They are looking for leadership and hope.

They are looking for people to bring forward ideas about the future.

They want real solutions and are demanding new... Free article

‘16 Days of Action’ to Combat Domestic Abuse – Starts November 25th

21 November 2010

By Justin Frewen of Irish Left Review

One in five Irish women have suffered from domestic abuse at the hands of their former or current spouse or partner

Given the high incidence of domestic violence in Ireland, the majority of us will know someone who has been abused

IN the midst of the current recession, it is crucial we do not forget those amongst us who most need our... Free article

Britain's cartoonists on Ireland's crisis

19 November 2010

YES we need political cartoons now more than ever and this week both the Guardian’s Steve Bell and the Independent’s Dave Brown have delivered humorous political commentaries on the unnecessary and ill-thought-out brinksmanship by Brian Cowen and Brian Lenihan.

However, for the Daily Express it seems that we are back to the Paddy-bashing in cartoon form examined so well in... Free article

Lying bankers and the Regulator

19 November 2010

THERE is something seriously wrong with our institutional banks who constantly failing to tell the truth.

It was disclosed on Wednesday 17th  at a Dáil committee meeting that the banks are not giving NAMA the information they require. With everything that has gone wrong with the banking system, be it overcharging (constantly), DIRT inquiries, free loans to politicians... the list... Free article

Irish Times Editorial on the crisis and the fight for freedom – 'Was it for this?'

18 November 2010

Irish Times Editorial – 'Was it for this?'

Thursday, November 18, 2010

IT MAY seem strange to some that The Irish Times would ask whether this is what the men of 1916 died for: a bailout from the German chancellor with a few shillings of sympathy from the British chancellor on the side. There is the shame of it all. Having obtained our political independence from Britain... Free article

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