Calls have been made for trade unions to examine the viability of buying shares in Aer Lingus to prevent its complete take over by private interests. The former state-owned airline faces take over by multina- tional International Airlines Group (IAG) despite opposition from the workers’ trade unions. IAG has said
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’.
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
Over the past year a growing grassroots campaign for jobs justice has been winning small but significant victories in a guerrilla war against the JobBridge cheap labour scheme. Established last year, the Work Must Pay campaign has been taking on exploit- ative employers who have been using the Jobbridge scheme