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Nuclear energy is safer and less environmentally harmful than most of its alternatives, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.

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Distinguished Marxist scholar Erik Olin Wright spoke to the LookLeft Forum on 2nd March on the topic of ‘Realising a Left Alternative’. Erik spoke on three different ideas of how social change will be achieved: the ruptural (revelutionary), interstitial (cooperative) and symbiotic (social democratic) approaches. He outlined his own approach

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The Republic’s Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, recently announced the establishment of a Review Group on State Assets and Liabilities fronted by economist Colm McCarthy. It is claimed the Group will advise on “the proper stewardship of state assets and on opportunities for the better use of those assets.” However,

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Tom Crilly, a Workers’ Party activist in the Ringsend area of Dublin, calls for greater unity to build the left alternative inside and outside the Dáil   Everyone on the left sees the need for unity, or at least the benefits of left co-operation, a strategy that broadens campaigns on the political,

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  PUP local government candidate Stewart Finn (Victoria Ward, East Belfast) outlines the democratic social­ist concepts which underpin the policies of the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP)

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Aidan Regan examines the challenges facing the trade union movement and argues for a greater focus on increasing union membership

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