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Fascists at Maidan protest
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In early 2014 the Ukrainian government was overthrown by a pro-EU protest movement that centred around an encampment and violent street protests in the Maidan Square, the main focal point of the country’s capital city, Kiev. Gavin Mendel-Gleason interviewed Dmytriy Kovalevich, an activist in the leftist organisation Borotba, about the

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Women in Pink Hi Vis
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The water charges struggle campaign has seen women come to the fore as increasingly politicised working class communities refuse to accept further cuts to their living standards, writes Áine Mannion  

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Water tax protest on bridge
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Dara McHugh takes a look inside the working class revolt over water charges that has shook the Republic’s establishment.

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Banner of the Republican Congress, reading Break the Connection with Capitalism
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Historian Brian Hanley examines the politics and legacy of one of Ireland’s most iconic Left organisations

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With a leadership that is politically appointed, an unwillingness to accept oversight and a history of conflict with working class communities, are the Gardaí providing an acceptable policing service? Francis Donohoe reports. Did high-ranking members of the Gardaí collude with a major drug importer to entrap small-time dealers while allowing

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Lynched band pic.
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Described by one reviewer as “the only folk album that has excited me in quite a long time”, Cold Old Fire is a unique and thrilling contribution to Irish folk by Dublin band Lynched.

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  Secretive new trade deal will endanger jobs, the environment and severely limit legislative freedom in Ireland and Europe, write Padraig Mannion and Dara McHugh.

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“Pride” tells the story of radicals, reactionaries, successes and failures. It’s a warm, human reflection on both the great British miners’ strike of the Thatcher era, and the emergence of the contemporary LGBT movement, uniting against the odds against the forces of reaction and misery.   The story begins with

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illustration of dead soldier
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Brian Hanley on the politics of the First World War and its commemoration.

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Sam Leadbeater charts the story of how French football club Paris Saint-Germain suppressed its own fan base as it transformed from an expression of working class culture to an entertainment franchise.

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