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Kieran Connolly looks at the Levellers and the Putney Debates which foreshadowed many of the ideas of modern democratic republican thought. The Ulster Plantation which basically involved transfer of ownership from the native Irish clans to settlers from Scotland and England took place following the “flight of the Earls” Hugh

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The following piece by Andre Vltchek was written for the third edition of ThinkLeft, the Workers’ Party’s theoretical magazine, which was focused on the October Socialist Revolution, to coincide with its 100th anniversary late last year. Get your copy of ThinkLeft 3 here. Great October Socialist Revolution: Impact on the

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It was a hot Saturday afternoon when I arrived in Villanueva de la Cañada. I was travelling to visit the place where George Brown, Brigadista from my home village of Inistioge, County Kilkenny, had died during the Spanish Civil War.

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Sean Garland remembers the inspirational life and politics of Fidel Castro.

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Brendan Ryan recalls his meeting with Fidel Castro.

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A regular refrain from apologists for the activities of the Catholic Church in Ireland is that people were largely unaware of its gross abuse of marginalised members of the working class or at least unsure of the illegality of its behaviour.

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