The Left Unites: AAA – PBP form alliance

The two main parties on the Irish radical left, the Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit, have joined forces to form a common front for the coming general election.

The Left Unites: AAA – PBP  form alliance

The two main parties on the Irish radical left, the Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit, have joined forces to form a common front for the coming general election. The new alliance has the backing of 4 TDs (Richard Boyd Barrett, Ruth Coppinger, Joe Higgins and Paul Murphy) and 27 councillors. In the election AAA-PBP […]

Towards Left Unity – New Statement

On May 1 and June 13 the Trade Unions involved in Right2Water are hosting conferences to discuss a new political initiative.

On May 1 and June 13 the Trade Unions involved in Right2Water are hosting conferences to discuss a new political initiative. A recent survey by Dr Rory Hearne from Maynooth indicates that there would strong popular support for a new political formation linked to the water charges campaign and to the left of Sinn Fein. […]

Conference convened by R2W Unions: Build an active, democratic, principled Left

The anti-water charges movement, which has seen hundreds of thousands mobilise and become active in campaigning, has transformed politics in this country. It has forced climbdowns by the government and given people confidence and hope that the austerity agenda can be defeated. It has opened a potential to build a significant Left, working class political movement.

Conference convened by R2W Unions: Build an active, democratic, principled Left

The following statement has been agreed between the People Before Profit Alliance, the Anti-Austerity Alliance and some independent activists including Cllr Brendan Young. The anti-water charges movement, which has seen hundreds of thousands mobilise and become active in campaigning, has transformed politics in this country. It has forced climbdowns by the government and given people […]

Time for the Left to Unite

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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. In this context the People Before Profit Alliance has issued an ‘Appeal for a […]