Eamonn McCann MLA says: Saudi From Saville To Chilcot- Protecting Those On Top

From Saville to Chilcot. Eamonn McCann, MLA argues that in the end both reports have protected those at the top.

Eamonn McCann MLA says: Saudi From Saville To Chilcot- Protecting Those On Top

From Saville to Chilcot. Eamonn McCann, MLA argues that in the end both reports have protected those at the top. The Chilcot Report into the Iraq war and the Saville Report into Bloody Sunday have a lot in common. Chilcot was published to on July 6th. Many were taken aback by the sharp tone of […]

Repeal The 8th – The Time Is Now

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit (AAA/PBP) will be putting forward a motion to the Dáil mid October to repeal the 8th Amendment by referendum,. PBP believe that it is the ordinary people who should decide, not lawyers, the Church, or the elite.

Repeal The 8th – The Time Is Now

Stacey Wren, People Before Profit Pro-Choice Campaign writes. The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit (AAA/PBP) will be putting forward a motion to the Dáil mid October to repeal the 8th Amendment by referendum,. PBP believe that it is the ordinary people who should decide, not lawyers, the Church, or the elite. This bill is […]

The Battle Of The Somme – The Real Blood Sacrifice

In this year marking the centenary of the Easter Rising there has been a lot of talk about the Rising as a ‘blood sacrifice’. The truth is the real blood sacrifice of 1916 was not the Rising but the Battle of the Somme which began on 1 July and lasted till 18 November.

The Battle Of The Somme – The Real Blood Sacrifice

In this year marking the centenary of the Easter Rising there has been a lot of talk about the Rising as a ‘blood sacrifice’. The truth is the real blood sacrifice of 1916 was not the Rising but the Battle of the Somme which began on 1 July and lasted till 18 November. The casualty […]

People Before Profit Confuses Pundits- Socialist Politics On The Rise.

Following its recent electoral breakthrough People Before Profit has been variously denounced as essentially unionist and essentially nationalist. Sean Mitchell, PBP North-South Coordinator, replies.

People Before Profit Confuses Pundits- Socialist Politics On The Rise.

Following its recent electoral breakthrough People Before Profit has been variously denounced as essentially unionist and essentially nationalist. Sean Mitchell, PBP North-South Coordinator, replies. There is an old joke, frequently told by Eamonn McCann, that if you are from this part of the world, and decide that you are an atheist, then the question immediately […]

Obituary: Peter Coules 1955 to 2016

Our comrade Peter Coules has lost his battle with cancer.

Obituary: Peter Coules 1955 to 2016

Our comrade Peter Coules has lost his battle with cancer. He died surrounded by his family. Peter was highly intelligent, well-read and cultured. He could empathise with his fellows. These characteristics made him popular and good company. When added to his being working class they made him a socialist. The economic crash followed by the […]

The Threat of TTIP

TTIP, the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, sounds boring. It is a proposed EU–US trade agreement which is scheduled to be ratified later this year. It may sound innocent and progressive – just about facilitating trade - but do not be fooled; TTIP and its sister agreement CETA (between the EU and Canada) are dangerous deals that puts the interests of big business before the interests of people, their health and our environment.

The Threat of TTIP

TTIP, the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, sounds boring. It is a proposed EU–US trade agreement which is scheduled to be ratified later this year. It may sound innocent and progressive – just about facilitating trade – but do not be fooled; TTIP and its sister agreement CETA (between the EU and Canada) are dangerous […]

Northern Elections- The Left Breaks Through

Fiona Ferguson reports on the Northern elections. The 2016 Assembly election is over, and the result in terms of the Government is much of the same, with a few changes. Unsurprisingly, the DUP and Sinn Fein have been returned as the largest parties, and they were left to divide up the ministerial positions amongst themselves, following the formation of an official opposition, comprised of the SDLP and UUP.

Northern Elections- The Left Breaks Through

Fiona Ferguson reports on the Northern elections. The 2016 Assembly election is over, and the result in terms of the Government is much of the same, with a few changes. Unsurprisingly, the DUP and Sinn Fein have been returned as the largest parties, and they were left to divide up the ministerial positions amongst themselves, […]

Bray homeless men fight back

n Thursday 5th of May 1916 the lie of the recovery became apparent in Bray when two men Tommy and Jay presented themselves as homeless to the council. Both men were previously living in the rented Brighton House men's shelter which the council terminated at the end of March 2016.

Bray homeless men fight back

Violet Wilkin of Bray People Before Profit reports On Thursday 5th of May 1916 the lie of the recovery became apparent in Bray when two men Tommy and Jay presented themselves as homeless to the council. Both men were previously living in the rented Brighton House men’s shelter which the council terminated at the end […]

Corruption and capitalism

Corruption and capitalism

For the last thirty or forty years it has been clear that professional sport is riddled with drug taking.. From North American sprinters such as Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis, Florence Griffiths Joyner and Marion Jones to Chinese long distance runners, to the whole East German team in the 1980s to the Russian and Kenyan Athletics […]

Arms sales expose West’s hypocrisy on refugee crisis

SWP activist Michael Wallance investigates the connections between the West, war profiteering and the refugee crisis.

Arms sales expose West’s hypocrisy on refugee crisis

SWP activist Michael Wallace investigates the connections between the West, war profiteering and the refugee crisis. The horrors inflicted on the Syrian people have been raised to barbaric new levels. Air strikes on a hospital in Aleppo slaughtered three doctors, 11 nurses and 30 patients.  This massacre was carried out by Assad’s forces. An estimated […]