In 1978 the first ever flight to Cuba left Dublin with 70 young people heading to the World Festival of Youth and Students. LookLeft spoke to one of the participants, Padraig Mannion, about the experience.
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
Kevin Squires discusses the growing movement to support Palestine with Riya Hassan.
The story of the Republican Congress’s success in bringing together many of the best socialist and republican activist in Ireland into one organisation for a few months in the 1930s is to be critically revisited in a new documentary this summer. LookLeft discussed ‘The Republican Congress’ with its producer and