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Pablo Igleasias of Podemos
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On its hard fought 2nd party congress, the membership of Podemos re-elected Pablo Iglesias as general secretary with overwhelming support, and passed his team’s political and organisational documents, in a clear defeat for the right wing of the party. 155000 voters participated, and chose a slight leftward turn, independence from

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Gyorgy Lukacs
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The statue of a Jewish Marxist intellectual in Budapest is being taken down, while at the same time, the statue of an anti-Semite fascist (Bálint Hóman) is being raised up. This is a deep insult to all those who fought against fascism. A trampling of history typically accompanies any fascist

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Could you explain the beginning of the Rojava revolution and the historical background of the region? The region of Rojava (West Kurdistan) had been deliberately impoverished in every aspect. The Syrian regime tried to leave it without a unique identity. Kurdish people in Syria are in reality a people who

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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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LookLeft 24 is in Easons stores and hundreds of selected newsagents across the country now. Only €2.00/£1.50, the highlights of this issue include: Whose Rising was it anyway? The 1916 Easter Rising and its legacy is examined by – Sean Garland, Brian Hanley, Eilis Ryan and Tish GibbonsThe other 1916 –

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  LookLeft 23 is in Easons stores and hundreds of selected newsagents across the country now.

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The urgent need for increased social housing should be accompanied with lessons learned from past responses. Richard O’Hara reports on Ballymun in North Dublin.

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Recording of a post film talk about the life and times of revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara and the history of Burkina Faso (the film is embedded at the end of this post). The talk, which was given by Lassane Ouedraogo, a Burkinabe refugee who has been in Ireland since 2007,

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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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