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Public talks, dodgy employers, socially distanced protests and Dáil committees, LookLeft keeps you up to date with the week’s most important events. Public meetings Tuesday is a busy day for talks. In the before-time this would have meant having to make a choice between different causes. Now, you can watch

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And they should. Young Fine Gael, the home of careerists and opportunists, each member more out of touch with ordinary people than the last. To say that the baby Blueshirts are less than well received on social media would be an understatement. In their most recent cringeworthy tweet, they posted a photo

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Whether it’s supporting striking Mandate members in Dublin airport, keeping an eye on the Dáil, or anti-apartheid nuns, LookLeft has the events you need to know about as you start your week. Public meetings There’s a whole host of safely distanced public meetings this week. On Tuesday, Stop Climate Chaos

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Unsure what to do with yourself? LookLeft has you covered with a roundup of this week’s events. Public meetings Trademark starts the week off with a seminar on Embracing the Future – Community Wealth Building and Economic Democracy led by Joe Guinan of The Democracy Collective. Despite all participating in

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Losing track of time? From pickets to the Dáil, LookLeft has a roundup of this week’s events. Public meetings Organisations have moved meetings online over the last few months and People Before Profit and RISE are no different. Their Housing & Tenants Rights public meeting takes place via Facebook Live on

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Co-living is no solution to Dublin’s affordability crisis but brings in a nice yield for landlords, writes Claire O’Connor. History tells us that epidemics thrive in overcrowded tenements and slums. COVID-19 is no exception. It is no coincidence that Dublin Northside and Dublin West, the areas with the most overcrowded

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The CONNECT Trade Union has its origins in the War of Independence and the breakaway Irish Engineering, Shipbuilding and Foundry Trades Union, writes Luke Dineen. By 1914, Irish labour had little to show for the previous twenty-five years of struggle and was poorly placed to counter the First World War’s

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The campaign to keep history as a compulsory Junior Cert subject showed the importance Ireland claims to place on understanding history. But what is actually on the course? Josh Brady investigates how Ireland teaches empire. “Did you know? “Goods” in medieval times meant much more than the items mentioned. This

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Tara Brady promises that The Marxist Guide to Chocolate won’t ruin the go-to bar you’ve loved since childhood.  First, the good news: we’re not going to ruin chocolate for you. Except for maybe Creme Eggs. And Toffee Crisps. And Maltesers.  Secondly, more good news. Lidl has just unveiled their own

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With Europe in deep recession, Tom McDonnell of NERI looks at the government’s recent stimulus package and argues that the post-covid economy must be based on growth, equity and sustainability.

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