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“As a people, we are excluded from any share in framing the laws by which we are governed. The higher ranks usurped the exclusive exercise of that privilege, as well as many other rights, by force, fraud and fiction.” Jemmy has an inbuilt prejudice against rugby but he has been

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CultureInterviews

Crammed in between the red brick houses of the Phibsboro area of Dublin’s northside, Dalymount has been praised as embodying the working class values of football by, among others, Scottish writer and avid Bohs fan, Irvine Welsh.

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Leo Panitch & Sam Gindin, Verso, 2013. The Making of Global Capitalism lays out a thesis of the structure of modern capitalism and its institutional structures, not only recounting what happened, but explaining how and why these institutions were created. In particular, they argue that the United States is the

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Culture

Sam McGrath takes us through the highlights of a highly entertaining night of culture and politics in Dublin.

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ObituariesTradition

A large number of members and supporters of the Workers’ Party (WP) gathered in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, on 4th July, to remember the victims of attacks on the Republican Clubs in 1975.

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CultureInterviews

The story of the Republican Congress’s success in bringing together many of the best socialist and republican activist in Ireland into one organisation for a few months in the 1930s is to be critically revisited in a new documentary this summer. LookLeft discussed ‘The Republican Congress’ with its producer and

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ObituariesTradition

Fiercely independent to the end, Thomas “Jonty” Johnson did not confide his illness to many. Even among those who knew, word of his passing was received with shock and sadness, as no-one expected it would come so soon.

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ObituariesTradition

Tom was a committed and active communist, republican and trade unionist for over 7 decades involved in some of the most important struggles in Ireland.

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ObituariesTradition

We walk the streets of hate that in our hearts remain our streets of dreams regardless We keep a castle of resolve and light high above the lough’s embrace. It is for us to mark how hatred draws the borders round the common cage of these exploited; these twins who

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