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 […]

Union leaders retreat – Where next after March 13th in North?

The Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (NIC ICTU) has voted against calling further public sector strike action to challenge austerity included in the Stormont House Agreement (SHA).

Union leaders retreat – Where next after March 13th in North?

The Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (NIC ICTU) has voted against calling further public sector strike action to challenge austerity included in the Stormont House Agreement (SHA). The NIC ICTU failed to back a proposal from the NIPSA General Council to call a follow-up public sector strike on May 1st […]

SWP statement on IRA rape allegations

Paudie McGahon is to be commended and supported for his courage in coming out openly and talking about his rape. His motivation is to prevent other victims suffering. He was helped in his decision by the clear and articulate way that Maria Cahill also discussed her experience.

SWP statement on IRA rape allegations

Paudie McGahon is to be commended and supported for his courage in coming out openly and talking about his rape. His motivation is to prevent other victims suffering. He was helped in his decision by the clear and articulate way that Maria Cahill also discussed her experience. There should now be an open acknowledgement by […]

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