Ultan Gillen
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Ultan Gillen

Left DebateOpinion

Secularism is the core of progressive politics, argues Ultán Gillen  

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News

John Cooney gives a personal view of the Scottish Independence Referendum Blantyre, the west of Scotland former coal mining village situated on the banks of the River Clyde eight miles south east of Glasgow where I grew up, was the birthplace of David Livingstone, the famous Victorian explorer of ‘Dark

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HistoryTradition

Guess who’s back? Historian Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh considers the life and ideas of Irish socialism’s most important thinker, whose legacy is crucial to shaping the new Ireland: This year marks the centenary of James Connolly coming back to Ireland from the US, the start of six hectic years of activity

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News

It is perhaps the ultimate testimony to the Fianna Fáil/Green government’s record that when the IMF’s representatives arrived in Dublin in October last year they were welcomed by many, as Ultán Gillen explains it may well be a response that will be regretted. Go to the website of the International

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World

The revolutions and attempted revolutions that have swept the Arab world have demonstrated the power of ordinary people, but also the adaptability of imperialism, writes Ultán Gillen.

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World

Ultán Gillen focuses on the role Europe’s strongest communist party plays in the Greek workers’ uprising against the bankers’ agenda.

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