Eamonn McCann says: British Labour hits new low

In its unprincipled desperation to win votes, the British Labour Party has made mugs of anti-racists within its ranks.

Eamonn McCann says: British Labour hits new low

In its unprincipled desperation to win votes, the British Labour Party has made mugs of anti-racists within its ranks. “Controls on Immigration”, reads the slogan running around a coffee mug promoted by the party as election merchandise. A fiver a time for using immigrants as scapegoats for the country’s ills. There are no cups or […]

Eamonn McCann says: The Politics Behind the Headlines

It is remarkable that Flight 655 has scarcely been mentioned in coverage of the talks between Iran and the US and its allies on a possible deal involving curbs on Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.

Eamonn McCann says: The Politics Behind the Headlines

It is remarkable that Flight 655 has scarcely been mentioned in coverage of the talks between Iran and the US and its allies on a possible deal involving curbs on Iran’s nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of sanctions. Or, perhaps not remarkable at all. The 290 innocent people killed on Flight 655 were […]

Violet Wilkin: Sex Workers Rights are Human Rights

Policy on sex work should include consultation with the workers.

Policy on sex work should include consultation with the workers. Following the criminalisation of the purchase of sex in Northern Ireland, the debate on sex work in Ireland has been very one sided. It has excluded the people with the experience of actually selling sexual services. Criminalising the purchase of sex only pushes sex work […]