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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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Front Cover of ThinkLeft Issue 3
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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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Sean was among the generation of republicans who progressed their movement in the direction of socialist politics and community activism in the 1960s.

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Gerard “Yogi” Brennan passed away on 10th October 2016.

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Working-class intellectual Bert Ward, who died aged 94 in August, 2016, played a key role in changing simplistic attitudes towards Ireland in the British Labour movement.

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Joe Law was a communist, a trade unionist and a tireless opponent of sectarianism.

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Davey Hopper, who died aged 73 in July 2016, was an inspirational Durham miners’ leader who held firm to his deeply held socialist principles throughout his life.

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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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