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The election of Trump was a surprise to many, including myself. Clinton was raising money at 20-1 among billionaires. Neo-cons such as Wolfowitz decided they were on board with Clinton. George Herbert Walker Bush, former CIA head and former President, was in the bag for Clinton. The media consistently portrayed

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The surge in refugees attempting to reach Europe is dominating the news.

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Ibrahim Halawa
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Speaking in An Dáil on Thursday 11th June on the issue of the Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa’s detention in an Egyptian prison for over  two years and attempting to explain the Irish government’s failure to secure this young Irish citizen’s  freedom the  Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan,  stated  that

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John Jefferies highlights the imbalance of RTÉ’s analysis of global conflict. The Republic of Ireland is a neutral country, not formally aligned to any military alliance and a once proud exponent of the non-aligned movement of countries at the UN, which refused to follow the agenda of the ‘Western powers’.

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Left DebateOpinion

We should not be caught in a misleading debate, writes Gavan Titley

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Left DebateOpinion

Secularism is the core of progressive politics, argues Ultán Gillen  

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Terry McDonough
Left DebateOpinion

Bold strategies are needed to resolve the Irish and European crises, writes Terry McDonough

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Left DebateOpinion

Social Democracy has paid the price for its capitulation to financialisation. Now, writes Yanis Varoufakis, a reinvigorated Left must show the way forward.

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Editorial

“Which side are you on, boys? Which side are you on?” -Florence Reece Politics has returned to the streets of the Republic. How long it will stay there and to what end is unknown. What is certain is that the issue of water charges has energised a segment of the

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Laura Harmon, president of the USI
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Laura Harmon calls for an end to the exploitation of young people in the Republic.

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