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The politics of public monuments 

The Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville.  James Grannell writes: Some liberals, probably with good intentions, have said they deplore racism and…

What is happening in Venezuela ?

  The Maduro Government in Venezuela is facing a developing right wing coup. Socialists are completely opposed to these reactionaries, but…

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Free Tony Taylor

Free Tony Taylor

Taylor had been convicted of a firearms offense in 2011 but had received parole. To this day, no justification for the revocation of his parole has been given.…

Westminster – a Polarised Election

Westminster – a Polarised Election

The election smashed the myth that left wing policies are unpopular. Corbyn’s manifesto attracted huge support from working people. His campaign was based on the many not the…

Tory-DUP Coalition? Build the Resistance

Tory-DUP Coalition? Build the Resistance

May called the snap June 8 election believing the Tories could expand their Westminster dominance and win a mandate for their Brexit negotiation strategy. This has spectacularly backfired,…

End Abortion Pill Raids

End Abortion Pill Raids

 Goretti Horgan It then emerged that 15-20 women had been contacted by the police who had got their addresses from Customs because their pills had been seized. At…

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Getting it in Proportion

Numbers in billions are hard to get your head round. Socialist Worker makes some comparisons:  €1.6 billion –…

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How suicidal must women be?

How suicidal must women be?

This Act allows abortion if a woman’s life is in danger, including risk of suicide. Once it is determined that a woman’s life is…

Direct Provision: A lucrative business

Direct Provision: A lucrative business

Memet Uludag While ordinary people are left to suffer from lack of public provisions and duty of care, private companies enjoy millions of profits…

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