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Time for the Left to Unite

With hundreds of thousands of people having taken to the streets in the great revolt over water charges and austerity as a whole and with a general election looming there is an urgent need for the left to unite its forces.

Time for the Left to Unite

With hundreds of thousands of people having taken to the streets in the great revolt over water charges and austerity as a whole and with a general election looming there is an urgent need for the left to unite its forces. In this context the People Before Profit Alliance has issued an ‘Appeal for a […]

Water Charges | The Boycott Begins

Water Charges | The Boycott Begins

The great 80,000 strong Right2Water demonstration of March 21 proved beyond doubt, if proof was needed, that the anti-water charges movement has not gone away. Now, as bills start to go out in April the main focus is going to be on the numbers refusing to pay. It is clear that if even a significant […]

Support the Dunnes Stores Workers

As Socialist Worker goes to press Dunnes Stores workers are set to go on strike. The strike on Holy Thursday by 6,000 Dunnes workers is extremely important for Irish workers as a whole.

Support the Dunnes Stores Workers

As Socialist Worker goes to press Dunnes Stores workers are set to go on strike. The strike on Holy Thursday by 6,000 Dunnes  workers is extremely important for Irish workers as a whole. The stakes are so high that themanagement have been trying to intimidate staff on the past few weeks to try and break […]

Why Bloody Sunday still matters

Every year at this time there is a Bloody Sunday March for Justice in Derry. Matt Collins explains why.

Why Bloody Sunday still matters

Every year at this time there is a Bloody Sunday March for Justice in Derry. Matt Collins explains why. AMONG the many atrocities carried out by the British establishment during the North’s recent history the events of 30 January 1972 in Derry stand out as the most infamous. When the Parachute Regiment opened fire on thousands of civil rights protestors in Derry, […]

STORMONT BUDGET: Sinn Fein/Dup Attack Jobs and Services

STORMONT BUDGET:  Sinn Fein/Dup Attack Jobs and Services

THE revised Stormont Budget, passed by the Assembly at the end of January, can only be described as neo-liberal. It included confirmation that at least 20,000 jobs will be cut in the public sector, that public assets will be sold off and Corporation Tax reduced. Politicians from Sinn Féin and the DUP have angrily denied […]

Brazil faces huge water crisis

“WELCOME to the Cantareira desert,” reads the graffiti on a car that used to be submerged in Sao Paulo’s main reservoir system

Brazil faces huge water crisis

“WELCOME to the Cantareira desert,” reads the graffiti on a car that used to be submerged in Sao Paulo’s main reservoir system It is not just in Ireland that water is a major issue. Brazil is supposed to be in the middle of its rainy season but there has been scant rainfall in the densely […]

TAXING GOOGLE – INCREDIBLE!

Every time anybody suggests extra taxes on corporations, a media commentator will invariably suggest that ‘your figures don’t add up’.

TAXING GOOGLE – INCREDIBLE!

Every time anybody suggests extra taxes on corporations, a media commentator will invariably suggest that ‘your figures don’t add up’. Typically, there follows a mantra about left wing economics ‘lacking credibility’ or that socialists ‘don’t understand economics’ . By contrast, when Sinn Fein drops a demand for a wealth tax from its pre-budget alternatives, political […]

Duncan Campbell at IMMA

IRISH artist Duncan Campbell won the prestigious Turner Prize in 2014.

Duncan Campbell at IMMA

IRISH artist Duncan Campbell won the prestigious Turner Prize in 2014. The work for which he won is currently showing, till 29 March at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham. Campbell is a film maker and highly political. This show includes a 38 minute film ‘Bernadette’ (2008) about Bernadette Devlin/McAliskey and ‘It for […]