From War to Uncertainty

Jim O’Connell, People Before Profit candidate in Cork South Central, was recently in Athens where he visited Victoria Square, a gathering point for many refugees. He sent us this vivid and moving report.

From War to Uncertainty

The heavy police presence in Victoria Square is backed up by two very large mobile tactical units, converted buses where the armed police take meals and breaks, conduct briefings and store their equipment. On one end of the square a sentry post complete with parasol sunshade looks like something from a West Bank checkpoint. Uniformed […]

Ireland’s floods and Global Climate Change

Ireland’s floods and Global Climate Change

Jim O’Connell, People Before Profit candidate for Cork South Central, reports On 24 December  land west of Kinsale  had for weeks been in a state of complete saturation. A relatively short spell of rain deposited huge volumes of water on fields completely sodden for weeks. With rain actually stopping, lower fields filled like fish-tanks and […]