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John Jefferies highlights the imbalance of RTÉ’s analysis of global conflict. The Republic of Ireland is a neutral country, not formally aligned to any military alliance and a once proud exponent of the non-aligned movement of countries at the UN, which refused to follow the agenda of the ‘Western powers’.

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Laura Harmon calls for an end to the exploitation of young people in the Republic.

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Paddy Wilson calls for Northern youth to fight together for a better future.

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The trade union movement must learn if it is to fulfil its purpose, writes Stephen Nolan.

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Sinéad Kennedy asks how to advance the struggle for women’s right to choose. Abortion has been illegal in Ireland in almost all circumstances for more than 150 years. Yet, despite this legal fact, hundreds of thousands of women living in Ireland, North and South, have had, and will continue to

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Sean Garland
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A reformed UN is still the best hope for international stability and peace, writes Seán Garland. “The United Nations must urgently reform to stay relevant in a world facing unprecedented conflicts and is not fit for purpose”. The words of the 66th elected President of the United Nations General Assembly,

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Social Democracy has paid the price for its capitulation to financialisation. Now, writes Yanis Varoufakis, a reinvigorated Left must show the way forward.

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Tom Morrison argues that Independence will result in division not progress During the Scottish independence referendum campaign, Scottish Communists argued that what was on offer from the Scottish National Party (SNP) was a “fake independence”. SNP’s White Paper on independence, which was presented as a blueprint for the governing of

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The Scottish Left must show its own way to independence and not repeat the mistakes of Ireland, writes David Jamieson The outcome of the Scottish independence referendum tells the story of a British state rapidly haemorrhaging legitimacy and of a Scottish political landscape in rapid flux. Support for independence, assumed

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Pylon protestors ignore the public good, writes Alan Myler

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