Northern Ireland: the point of change

Northern Ireland: the point of change

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 […]

Ireland’s Shame – the Housing Crisis

Everyday the politicians, RTE and the newspapers tell us the Irish economy is in ‘recovery’. ‘We’ are all supposed to be getting better off. Every week some Government Minister leaks new information about some give away they have planned to bribe the electorate, who they’ve, been robbing for five years, in the pre-election budget.

Ireland’s Shame – the Housing Crisis

Everyday the politicians, RTE and the newspapers tell us the Irish economy is in ‘recovery’. ‘We’ are all supposed to be getting better off. Every week some Government Minister leaks new information about some give away they have planned  to bribe the electorate, who they’ve, been robbing for five years,  in the pre-election budget. And […]

A Radical Alternative Vision for Ireland | Conference organised by People Before Profit

People Before Profit is holding a public conference on 18-20 September to discuss, expand and flesh out policies.

A Radical Alternative Vision for Ireland | Conference organised by People Before Profit

For a Real Radical Alternative As the fate of Syriza in Greece shows it is not enough to say you are anti-austerity to be able to deliver an alternative. The example of Sinn Féin in the North proves the same point. It’s not a question of sincerity. If you accept the logic of the system […]