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Aer lingus plane
News

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

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ForumOpinion

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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detail from anti communist poster showing red flag over irish tricolour
HistoryTradition

Despite the small number of active communists in 1930s Ireland this did not prevent the emergence of mass anti-communist movements and politicians whipping up ‘red scares’, reports Donal Fallon

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Left DebateOpinion

We should not be caught in a misleading debate, writes Gavan Titley

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Left DebateOpinion

Secularism is the core of progressive politics, argues Ultán Gillen  

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Woman protesting against the ley Mordaza, wearing a gag
World

The Spanish State is attempting to dampen down protest movements that threaten the governing elite with a draconian legal crack down, reports Dara McHugh  

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Fascists at Maidan protest
PromotedWorld

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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Work must pay picket
News

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

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Young people painting a mural. It reads 'Connecting our imagination, how do we imagine a positive future?'
News Features

Youth work has been targeted for cuts, a move that will ensure that the true social cost of austerity will only be fully revealed in decades to come, Francis Donohoe reports

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Woman running past hoarding with graffiti in Dublin docklands
News Features

The Dublin Docklands are once again being developed with the creation of profit superseding any concern for communities, Richard O’Hara reports

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