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Ireland’s leading magazine for progressive news, views and solutions – available in Easons stores and selected newsagents across the country – 48 pages for just €2/£1.50 In the new issue of LookLeft: Features Rising tide against austerity: Working people and the Fine Gael/Labour Government are on a collision course over

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Ireland’s leading magazine for progressive news, views and solutions – available in Easons stores and selected newsagents across the country – 48 pages for just €2/£1.50 Find out where to get your copy.

 In the latest issue of LookLeft: THE 1913 LOCKOUT 1913 It’s importance then and now – historian

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Distinguished Marxist scholar Erik Olin Wright spoke to the LookLeft Forum on 2nd March on the topic of ‘Realising a Left Alternative’. Erik spoke on three different ideas of how social change will be achieved: the ruptural (revelutionary), interstitial (cooperative) and symbiotic (social democratic) approaches. He outlined his own approach

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Legalisation must be introduced to curtail the massive pension payments being made to former Government Ministers – estimated to be costing the Republic nearly €9 million a year – Francis Donohoe reports Taxpayers’ money is being paid out in pensions to approximately 100 former Ministers, many of whom have lucrative

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Scottish author Irvine Welsh is the latest high profile cultural figure to back the campaign to name the new transport bridge over the Liffey in Dublin in honour of James Connolly. Welsh told LookLeft, “Connolly was a true man of the people, a great socialist and anti-imperialist. He was also

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Opinion

Ireland’s leading magazine for progressive news, views and solutions – available in Easons stores and good independent newsagents across the country – 48 pages for just €2/£1.50 In the latest issue of LookLeft: The New Frontline – Trade unions are re-forging their links with working class communities and building new

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Article originally published in Magill in 2002 The full story of the links between Youth Defence and European fascism has never been told. Until now. A special Magill report. By Scott Millar The images provided the most surprising twist to the Nice referendum campaign. Martial music boomed out in a

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After 100 years of struggle, trade unionists in the Republic still lack basic legal protections, Darly D’Art reports.

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Work is about more than merely earning a wage. Alan Myler outlines why it is time to rescue this key activity from the profiteers and the growing body of thought about how this might be done. LONG term solutions to the current economic crisis involve building a different type of

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Opinion

The latest, 48-page edition of LookLeft is in Easons stores and selected newsagents, island-wide, now. Highlights include: *Pushing the market out of housing: Justin O’Hagan identifies the threat to social housing in the North and Henry Silke assesses the media’s role in the bubble in the Republic. *Interview with David

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