As Ireland suffers through the worst housing crisis since the foundation of the modern Irish state, we continue to see public land being sold to private developers on which they will create more housing units which will be used, of course, to house people. As well, councils persist in supplementing
When it comes to organising, progressives don’t need to reinvent the wheel – the mass workers party is the only vehicle that can bring us to socialism, argues James O’Brien. As everyone will know, most political activity is day-to-day work. Writing up a leaflet, booking rooms, attending meetings, keeping up contacts,
Politicians’ mealy-mouthed condemnations and crocodile tears are the order of the day. Instead, people should answer the call from Gaza for solidarity protests, writes Kevin Squires.
Recently the Green Party of Austria parted with its entire youth wing. The newly-disconnected youth wing proceeded to make an alliance with the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) and, in the months that followed, helped them in the elections as the KPÖ PLUS. In general, the election was a very poor
The rush to ensure residential mortgage loans don’t end up in the hands of vulture funds shows up Ireland’s total disdain for tenants in the private rental sector, writes Éilis Ryan.
Recently, Venezuela held elections for a Constituent Assembly. The constitution of Venezuela permits the calling of a Constituent Assembly for the purposes of drafting changes to the constitution. This body is drawn from those elected from the general public as well as having sectoral delegates from the trade unions, farmers,