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The ‘peace process’ starkly changed Northern Ireland’s media portrayal but Stephen Baker and Greg McLaughlin ask did these developments assist a depoliticisation that may leave people vulnerable to the renewed conservative onslaught. Symbols in Northern Ireland have always been politically loaded. In December 2007, Northern Ireland’s newly elected First and

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The last issue of LookLeft saw Labour Party Councillor Cian O’Callaghan outline his views, from his position on the left of Labour, on the then new coalition. John Jefferies (Cork WP) uses this issue’s forum to question the stance of those on the Labour left. The last issue of LookLeft

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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

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Interviews with Sean Garland, Bob Crow, the Galway Utd story and much more…

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The EU’s policies to overcome the Europe wide banking crisis seem beyond the understanding of all but the self-appointed economic elite. That is because, as Conor McCabe explains, they actually do not make sense.

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We are at a moment of real opportunity for the left. We know that the people are angry; we know that they are looking for change. We know that people want an alternative. We also know, however, that the institutions that serve capitalism – the political establishment and the media

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The new issue of LookLeft is in shops now – including all Easons outlets in the North of Ireland and Easons in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway. Full list here Articles include interviews with the newly-elected ULA TD Joan Collins, band The Vagabonds and Comedian & activist Mark Thomas. ‘White

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The new issue of LookLeft is in shops now – including all Easons outlets in Northern Ireland and Easons in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway. Articles include – Free Education for Everyone: The student fightback – the End of Fianna Fail?:Brian Hanley – The Zapatistas 17 years of Rebellion: Andrew

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Recently graduated from University College Cork Lily Murphy gives her view on the ‘Tiger Cub’ generation who are waking up to the disaster bequeathed on them by the Fianna Fail Tigers.

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After years working for Kilbarrack community in north Dublin, Cathleen O’Neill realises there is a wider poltical agenda at play in the elite’s attack on the community sector. Like most women of my class at the time, I was an early school leaver. I started work at 13 using a

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