In 1978 the first ever flight to Cuba left Dublin with 70 young people heading to the World Festival of Youth and Students. LookLeft spoke to one of the participants, Padraig Mannion, about the experience.
Working in public schools but not treated as public servants, school secretaries are now organising and making their demands for equal pay and conditions heard, writes Róisín Ní Dhalaigh.
Varghese Joy reports on the massive protest for women’s equality in the Indian state of Kerala On New Year’s day, five million women in Kerala marked an epoch in the history of their endless struggles against the patriarchal, feudal society in which the caste system is deeply ingrained. Women from
The Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, which legislates for the introduction of abortion healthcare services, has successfully passed through both the Dáil and the Seanad, following the historic vote to repeal the eighth amendment back in May. The legislation allows for the termination of pregnancy within
The election of the fascist Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil marks the beginning of an intense period of reaction. It also signals the definitive end to the social democratic experiment that began in 2002 with the election of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Solidarity Volume 1 is an upcoming album being released by SESH FM in early August to raise much-needed funds for organisations supporting the rights of Palestinians. The project came to be as the artists featured on the album found themselves to be dissatisfied with the response of the Irish government
In a talk given to Workers’ Party members in Dublin, Varghese Joy, President of Kranthi Ireland, reports on the current political situation in India and the work of the Communist Party of India Marxist in combating the attacks on workers, farmers and minorities by the BJP government. India is currently