On its hard fought 2nd party congress, the membership of Podemos re-elected Pablo Iglesias as general secretary with overwhelming support, and passed his team’s political and organisational documents, in a clear defeat for the right wing of the party. 155000 voters participated, and chose a slight leftward turn, independence from
The statue of a Jewish Marxist intellectual in Budapest is being taken down, while at the same time, the statue of an anti-Semite fascist (Bálint Hóman) is being raised up. This is a deep insult to all those who fought against fascism. A trampling of history typically accompanies any fascist
Jones’ questions about Corbyn’s style and effectiveness do not seem pertinent enough to raise at such an important stage of the leadership contest. Indeed, whether some of his criticisms contain much substance at all, is also strongly debatable.
LookLeft 24 is in Easons stores and hundreds of selected newsagents across the country now. Only €2.00/£1.50, the highlights of this issue include: Whose Rising was it anyway? The 1916 Easter Rising and its legacy is examined by – Sean Garland, Brian Hanley, Eilis Ryan and Tish GibbonsThe other 1916 –
According to a Freedom of Information Request submitted by Paul Murphy TD (Anti-Austerity Alliance), less than one in three of households have paid their water tax. With a total of 772,660 bills due, only 229,412 had paid by 18 May 2015. It’s a sign of the success of the boycott
Sometimes you just have to wonder about people. We’re pretty sure Paddy Cosgrave was evil-laughing into his mochaccino when he penned these demands to Dublin City Council. Sorry, not ‘demands’. ‘Asks’. Here’s the text, get your sickbags ready. New Asks Anglesea Road closed to allow attendees free access between venues
Below you will find a list of ways in which you can help and take action to help alleviate the crisis for refugees and migrants trying to escape war, terror, repressive regimes and economic hardship. If you have anything to add to this list, please let us know via the Lookleft