In a talk given to Workers’ Party members in Dublin, Varghese Joy, President of Kranthi Ireland, reports on the current political situation in India and the work of the Communist Party of India Marxist in combating the attacks on workers, farmers and minorities by the BJP government. India is currently
Rosa Gilbert speaks to Kurdish women in Rojava about their support for the Yes campaign in Ireland and their own struggle for liberation As Ireland prepares tomorrow for its referendum on the constitutional amendment prohibiting free, safe, legal abortion, women and health workers in Rojava have expressed their solidarity with Irish
The anti-democratic offensive in Brazil that began with the impeachment of leftist President Rousseff in 2016 has intensified in recent weeks with high profile assassinations of left-wing activists; threats of military intervention and even the jailing of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Piece by piece any progressive reforms
Politicians’ mealy-mouthed condemnations and crocodile tears are the order of the day. Instead, people should answer the call from Gaza for solidarity protests, writes Kevin Squires.
Recently the Green Party of Austria parted with its entire youth wing. The newly-disconnected youth wing proceeded to make an alliance with the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) and, in the months that followed, helped them in the elections as the KPÖ PLUS. In general, the election was a very poor
The rush to ensure residential mortgage loans don’t end up in the hands of vulture funds shows up Ireland’s total disdain for tenants in the private rental sector, writes Éilis Ryan.
Could you explain the beginning of the Rojava revolution and the historical background of the region? The region of Rojava (West Kurdistan) had been deliberately impoverished in every aspect. The Syrian regime tried to leave it without a unique identity. Kurdish people in Syria are in reality a people who
Kieran Connolly looks at the Levellers and the Putney Debates which foreshadowed many of the ideas of modern democratic republican thought. The Ulster Plantation which basically involved transfer of ownership from the native Irish clans to settlers from Scotland and England took place following the “flight of the Earls” Hugh
The following piece by Andre Vltchek was written for the third edition of ThinkLeft, the Workers’ Party’s theoretical magazine, which was focused on the October Socialist Revolution, to coincide with its 100th anniversary late last year. Get your copy of ThinkLeft 3 here. Great October Socialist Revolution: Impact on the
Bray Wanderers players announced yesterday their intention to go on strike over not receiving their wages for almost two months. The club, who haven’t paid their players since May 25th, stated last week that the players were free leave and play at other clubs, as they claimed they couldn’t guarantee