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Dear LookLeft, As women, and as human beings, we should be able to make choices. As women, and as human beings, reproductive healthcare should be accessible to all. Necessarily implied in both the terms choice and accessibility is the denouncement of the exertion of  power, influence and criticism regarding our

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Dear LookLeft, The positions adopted by Greek party SYRIZA and the European Left Party represent a major threat to the interests of workers throughout Europe by presenting workers with the false perspective that there is some middle way between capitalism and socialism. This is a position which has been put

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Dear LookLeft, Issue Vol. 2 No. 17 of LookLeft contained an interesting article by Kevin Brannigan concerning the various monuments to the Irish dead of the Spanish Civil War. It is regrettable that this fine article contained an inaccurate reference to protestant Republican Congress members coming under attack at Bodenstown

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James Curry highlights the both humorous and politically charged work of Andrew Patrick Wilson.

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Robin Friday
Sport

Author Paolo Hewitt tells Barry Healy about a forgotten footballing great

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John Callow Published by GMB and RMT €20 The figure of James Connolly towers over Irish socialist theory and action. In this book Professor John Callow explores Connolly’s life and the development of his ideas during the writing of the The Reconquest of Ireland. There is a shared introduction by

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Sam McGrath outlines the career of former Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton.

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A woman who played a vital role in starting the process of bringing the Catholic Church’s abuse of children into the public sphere, Christine Buckley, was the daughter of a Nigerian medical student and a married Dublin woman. At three weeks of age she was abandoned and grew up in

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Stan Pearce started work at the age of 14 at the Glebe Colliery Washington, in Durham in 1946. On 1st January 1947, as the youngest worker at the Glebe, he unveiled the plaque announcing the nationalisation of the mine. By the 1970s he was a prominent member of the Durham

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Resident historian for the Glasnevin Trust, Shane MacThomáis, died in March at 46 years of age. His entertaining and informative manner brought the history of Glasnevin Cemetery to new audiences. Shane’s commitment to ensuring all those interred there were fittingly remembered saw him championing causes which drew support from all

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