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Work is about more than merely earning a wage. Alan Myler outlines why it is time to rescue this key activity from the profiteers and the growing body of thought about how this might be done. LONG term solutions to the current economic crisis involve building a different type of

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Donal Fallon looks ahead to the upcoming decade of centenaries and wonders how and who they will be celebrated by.

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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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Kevin Doyle Children love stories – reading stories, having stories told to them or just looking through picture books. But one thing that is very noticeable is how traditional lots of children’s stories are, celebrating princes and queens and all that sort of stuff. They also play a significant part

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The latest, 48-page edition of LookLeft is in Easons stores and selected newsagents, island-wide, now. Articles include: * Another Europe is Possible * Interview with Mandate General Secretary John Douglas * Michael Taft on the possibilities for building a progressive future * Conor McCabe on the myth of NAMA’s ghost

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It’s easier to just keep your head down is the creed adhered to by most TDs in Leinster House. On budget day in early December, one newly elected TD bucked the trend and put his above the parapet, Kevin Brannigan met with Patrick Nulty to find out why.

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In response to the new tax an alliance of political and community groups launched the Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes (CAHWT) in September 2011. Kevin Squires reports. The campaign aims at defeating the Household Charge through actively engaging local communities in a mass non-registration and non-payment campaign, thereby making

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The crisis of capitalism since 2008 has sharpened the class struggle across the globe, nowhere more so than in Greece. Ultán Gillen looks at the role of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) in the current struggle. “We feel bold and beautiful”. So said Greek Communist MP Liana Kanelli when Jon

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Comrades and friends, We are gathered here today to commemorate the Easter Rising of 1916 and the vision of a democratic, independent and progressive Republic, espoused by the leaders of the Rising and set out in the Proclamation, declaring “the right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of

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Just over a year ago one of the weirdest chapters in recent Irish life drew to a close. Following protests, pickets, criticism and moral outrage, legislation was eventually introduced in the Dáil criminalising the so-called ‘legal highs’ sold in the infamous head Shops. One year on and the question is

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