How we could spend €13,000,000,000: Build 86,000 council houses and solve the housing crisis or Build 20 new hospitals at €650m per hospital Create tens of thousands of jobs in the process But our government refuses to do any of these things. Instead it is going to spend public money on a legal appeal to […]
Séamus O’Kane reports from Belfast After seven years and several delays, the Chilcot Inquiry into Iraq has finally published its findings – a total of 2.6 million words. It has found what everyone already knew: Tony Blair manipulated evidence to justify his war in Iraq. There was no proof of weapons of mass destruction yet […]
The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox has led to widespread shock and horror, which Socialist Worker shares. The Batley and Spen MP was shot and stabbed yesterday, Thursday, in Birstall, west Yorkshire.
She later died in hospital.
The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox has led to widespread shock and horror, which Socialist Worker shares. The Batley and Spen MP was shot and stabbed yesterday, Thursday, in Birstall, west Yorkshire. She later died in hospital. Jo Cox had spoken out in favour of immigration and in defence of refugees. Witnesses say that […]
The controversy over Workplace Relation Commission head, Kieran Mulvey’s remarks on the Luas strike has shown the true nature of Ireland s supposed independent dispute arbitration system . Mulvey attacked the Luas driver’s rejection of Transdevs offer and called on SIPTU to accept the deal and show “leadership”. The deal was a con job that […]
James Connolly famously predicted that the partition of Ireland would bring about ‘a carnival of reaction’ both North and South.He was proved absolutely right. In the South the victory of the pro-Treaty, and in effect pro-partition, forces meant the defeat of the Irish Revolution that had developed after the 1916 Rising. It meant the rolling […]