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Gavin Mendel-Gleason

Gavin Mendel-Gleason is a Workers' Party activist and computer science researcher.

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The following article is taken from the third edition of ThinkLeft, the Workers’ Party’s theoretical magazine, which focused on the October Socialist Revolution, to coincide with its 100th anniversary late last year. Get your copy of ThinkLeft 3 here. The Great October Revolution remains a unique event in world history.

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Venezuelan Elections
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Recently, Venezuela held elections for a Constituent Assembly. The constitution of Venezuela permits the calling of a Constituent Assembly for the purposes of drafting changes to the constitution. This body is drawn from those elected from the general public as well as having sectoral delegates from the trade unions, farmers,

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Bull and Bear in Frankfurt - avatars of the market's animal spirits
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Michael Noonan and Fine Gael have made it clear that they plan to sell 25% of the shares in AIB to the private market in the coming days. AIB is our bank. We bought it. It was a terrible deal when we did, but now that we’ve nursed it back

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Left DebateOpinion

Gavin Mendel-Gleason argues that we should oppose the introduction of Universal Basic Income that would economically and politically weaken the working class.

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The election of Trump was a surprise to many, including myself. Clinton was raising money at 20-1 among billionaires. Neo-cons such as Wolfowitz decided they were on board with Clinton. George Herbert Walker Bush, former CIA head and former President, was in the bag for Clinton. The media consistently portrayed

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The surge in refugees attempting to reach Europe is dominating the news.

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Fascists at Maidan protest
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In early 2014 the Ukrainian government was overthrown by a pro-EU protest movement that centred around an encampment and violent street protests in the Maidan Square, the main focal point of the country’s capital city, Kiev. Gavin Mendel-Gleason interviewed Dmytriy Kovalevich, an activist in the leftist organisation Borotba, about the

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ForumOpinion

Gavin Mendel-Gleason examines why Ireland has moved away from neutrality.

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Nuclear plant looking lovely
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Nuclear energy is safer and less environmentally harmful than most of its alternatives, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.

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