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3 October 2016 Edition

Máire Drumm – A formidable force

3 October 2016

MÁIRE DRUMM might be best known to younger generations for the way in which she died but it is more important to remember how she lived – as a leader of women, a leader of men, a revolutionary, a wife, a mother and a grandmother. She was a formidable force. Free article

Class interest determines our national struggle

3 October 2016

WHEN James Connolly warned that partition would produce a carnival of reaction, North and South, he knew that the class forces involved in the Irish fight for freedom would assert their own interests at all crisis points. Free article

Al-Araqib – The village that refuses to be consigned to oblivion

3 October 2016

ONLY the tattered pieces of tarpaulin and broken planks of wood hint at the destruction, protruding from mounds of earth and appearing incongruous with the landscape, as though placed by a giant. Free article

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

3 October 2016

Legal advice confirms water charges can be scrapped, GUE/NGL MEPs worried by impact of CETA, Apple tax appeal ‘morally wrong and economically stupid’ and Liadh Ní Riada promotes role of sign languages in EU Free article

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The Return of Frankenstein

3 October 2016

A CURIOUS SILENCE greeted the news on 15 September that two of the world’s largest chemical giants, Bayer AG of Germany and Monsanto of the USA, are to integrate their “chemistry, biological and data science technology platforms” in a bid to feed the ten billion people expected to need this expertise to deliver abundant crops in 2050. Free article

New York’s Labor Day Parade shows strength

3 October 2016

ALL the side streets off 5th Avenue, from the 40s up to 63rd, were lined with trade union banners, trucks, floats, food stalls and (most importantly on a day when temperatures hit 98) huge barrels of ice holding bottles of water and soft drinks . Free article

Gaeil san Afraic

3 October 2016

BA GHEARR don am seo anuraidh gur chuir mé tús le mo chuid airgid a thiomsú dár dturas chun na hAfraice, nuair a dúradh linn go mbeadh muid ag dul chun na Saimbia. Thosaigh muid láithreach bonn ar an tiomsú. Free article

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