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Ronit Lentin examines the reality of the ‘migrant crisis’ which has seen thousands dying in pursuit of the hope of a new life free from war and misery.

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Barry Finnegan looks into a trade deal that plans to sign away countries’ resources, rights and democratic processes.

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“Socialism offers a platform broad enough for all to stand upon who accept its principles.” – Keir Hardie

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

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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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“As a people, we are excluded from any share in framing the laws by which we are governed. The higher ranks usurped the exclusive exercise of that privilege, as well as many other rights, by force, fraud and fiction.” Jemmy has an inbuilt prejudice against rugby but he has been

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Carol Quinlan takes a look at what the Bank Inquiry has shown us about Irish capitalism. The Banking Inquiry is now fully into its main investigation. It has been hearing evidence from senior bankers and over the next couple of months we’ll finally get to hear from the politicians themselves.

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Michael G. Cronin takes a nuanced look at what was won in the marriage referendum campaign.

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