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.
Rosa Gilbert speaks to Kurdish women in Rojava about their support for the Yes campaign in Ireland and their own struggle for liberation As Ireland prepares tomorrow for its referendum on the constitutional amendment prohibiting free, safe, legal abortion, women and health workers in Rojava have expressed their solidarity with Irish
This morning, a number of pro-choice activists campaigning with Dublin Mid West Together for Yes for a Yes vote in Friday’s referendum held a demonstration in Clondalkin, highlighting the cases of Irish women who have been forced to travel abroad to access abortion. Twelve women wearing black Repeal jumpers stood amidst
As the campaign for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum intensifies in its final week, a debate on the issue was hosted by Malayalam, a cultural association made up mostly of Indians living in Ireland, took place in Clondalkin, West Dublin on Sunday. A variety of those from both
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 complete change in political landscape which has brought about a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment has been thanks to many small but organised groups around the country making it impossible to ignore the issue any longer. LookLeft met with one such group, Dublin North West Together For Yes.
LookLeft 26 is in Eason’s stores and hundreds of selected newsagents across the country now. Still only €2.00, the highlights of this issue include: The Battle for Ireland’s Soul – Francis Donohoe reports on the battle for reproductive rights in Ireland. Debate: Is Labour Left? – Labour Party NEC member
The anti-democratic offensive in Brazil that began with the impeachment of leftist President Rousseff in 2016 has intensified in recent weeks with high profile assassinations of left-wing activists; threats of military intervention and even the jailing of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Piece by piece any progressive reforms
The following piece by Andre Vltchek was written for the third edition of ThinkLeft, the Workers’ Party’s theoretical magazine, which was focused on the October Socialist Revolution, to coincide with its 100th anniversary late last year. Get your copy of ThinkLeft 3 here. Great October Socialist Revolution: Impact on the