Posts In Category

News

News

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

Read More
News

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

Read More
NewsNews Features

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

Read More
News

John Lowry Sectarianism should be made a criminal offence in Northern Ireland and a summit involving all sectors of society held to draw up an action plan to combat the problem. The Workers’ Party has written to the Office of First and Deputy First Minister to demand an early ‘Summit

Read More
NewsWorld

What European Commission President Barroso has described as a “silent revolution” is underway in the European Union. A further diminution of democracy is being pushed through in order to facilitate the imposition of a permanent economic shock doctrine. Cutbacks, privatisation and downward pressure on wages will be institutionalised through the

Read More
NewsOpinion

The southern state’s natural resources were systematically handed over to foreign multi-national corporations by a Fianna Fáil regime mired in corruption but the political class has no appetite to right this wrong writes Stewart Reddin. The so called ‘’democratic revolution’’ as Enda Kenny described the outcome of the recent southern

Read More
NewsNews Features

Hard pressed commuters are being forced to provide profits twice over to private companies when simply travelling to work writes Alan Myler.

Read More
News

By Kevin Brannigan A young Dublin based student had his trip from his parents’ home to college interrupted recently when he found himself in the back of a Special Branch car being whizzed off to spend a day answering questions in a south Dublin Garda station holding cell. The first

Read More
News

Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan, County Meath is yet another victim of the austerity measures which the Fianna Fáil/Green Party government is inflicting on society. The hospital is suffering death by a thousand cuts.

Read More
News

  John Lowry Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson’s recent comments in support of integrated education have only served as a reminder of the extent of sectarianism and segregation in Northern Ireland. The DUP leader has called for a commission to be established to examine the development of an integrated

Read More