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Tens of thousands marched through Dublin today in support of striking nurses and midwives as part of a national rally organised by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). The national rally began at 12:30 at the Garden of Remembrance, with the tail of the large crowd arriving at Merrion

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The US has seen industrial action by teachers not just demanding better pay and conditions but striking for public education itself. LookLeft asks, can this happen in Ireland?

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Working in public schools but not treated as public servants, school secretaries are now organising and making their demands for equal pay and conditions heard, writes Róisín Ní Dhalaigh.

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Varghese Joy reports on the massive protest for women’s equality in the Indian state of Kerala On New Year’s day, five million women in Kerala marked an epoch in the history of their endless struggles against the patriarchal, feudal society in which the caste system is deeply ingrained. Women from

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Die Gedanken der herrschenden Klasse sind in jeder Epoche die herrschenden Gedanken (The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas) One of the truly remarkable feats of public opinion management is to be seen in the widespread belief that the foundational violence of the USSR

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Dr Conor McCabe speaks at the launch of 'Money' in Connolly Books in November. Credit: Donal Higgins.
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Money is a weapon and the Left needs to understand it to fight back. Michael Taft reviews one of this year’s presents of choice for the activist in your life: Money by Conor McCabe.

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The Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, which legislates for the introduction of abortion healthcare services, has successfully passed through both the Dáil and the Seanad, following the historic vote to repeal the eighth amendment back in May.   The legislation allows for the termination of pregnancy within

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What can be said about Jordan Peterson that hasn’t already been said? Plenty of journalists, writers and academics have produced rebuttals to his ideas much better than anything I could hope to do. He has shown himself to be immune to criticism, ignoring, mocking or physically threatening anyone who writes

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The second world war had a profound impact on Germany. Many hundreds of thousands were homeless, much of the infrastructure was destroyed, and 4,3 million displaced Germans from partitioned territory entered the the DDR. The Socialist Unity Party (SED) felt a responsibility to rebuild from the ruins. It was also

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It turns out that much-maligned Roscommon is leading the way in the fight to change workers lives.

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