The Irish Times on Saturday, 18 December, included an amusing article by a journalist called Drapier in which he gave annual awards to members of the Irish parliament, the Dáil.
50 years ago saw the outbreak of the Algerian revolution against French imperialism. But the fruits of that successful revolution have been stolen by the FLN regime and denied to the country’s workers and youth. […]
Joe Higgins, member of the Irish Parliament for the Socialist Party (cwi Ireland) denounces €53 million haul on land speculation. Transcript of the debate at Leader’s Question Time.
Since the last IEC our main national campaign was around the European and regional elections that were held simultaneously in June.
Compared with the high tide of open class struggle in 2003, 2004 has seen more limited strike actions, protests or, at most, rallies.
When most of the world’s mass media is firmly "embedded" into the thinking of governments and the big business interests that lie behind them, the publication of a collection of some of the greatest pieces […]
"IT IS a mess in Iraq". The UN special envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi, was certainly to the point. Elections, he said, would not be possible on the 30 January "if the circumstances stay as they are".
In the early hours of Monday 13 December, a café used by left organisations and community groups in Neos Kosmos in Athens was burnt down.
Millions of public-sector workers are faced with huge cuts to their pensions – some from as early as April 2005.