Cillian Gillespie - Socialist Party Ireland “The news has just come through from the Central Criminal Court and I am the first to report it to the House. Deputy Paul Murphy, not guilty; Councillor Michael Murphy, not guilty; Councillor Kieran ...Read More »
Cillian Gillespie - Socialist Party Ireland “The news has just come through from the Central Crimin...
By Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Ireland The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn ...
Emmanuel Macron, the youngest ever president of France, is a man who has never been elected and who ...
On 24 April the biggest political trial in Ireland for a generation began. Seven people stand accuse...
By Clare Doyle – Committee for a Workers’ International The presidential election in Fr...
By Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Ireland The stunning electoral upset delivered by Jeremy Corbyn on the basis of a radical, left platform has had an electrifying impact and is potentially a historic turning point. He has engaged a new generation ...Read More »
Emmanuel Macron, the youngest ever president of France, is a man who has never been elected and who does not at present have a party. He has been seen as an ‘outsider’, defeating both the ‘left’ (‘Socialist’ Party) and ‘right’ ...Read More »
On 24 April the biggest political trial in Ireland for a generation began. Seven people stand accused of ‘false imprisonment’ of then deputy prime minister Joan Burton during an anti-water charges sit-down protest and slow march in Jobstown, Dublin, in 2014. A 17 ...Read More »
By Clare Doyle – Committee for a Workers’ International The presidential election in France is gathering pace and has become far more open. More than 40% of the electorate are said to be still undecided as to who to support ...Read More »
Danny Byrne, CWI On 29 March, there was a dramatic new twist in the authoritarian offensive of the Irish state. This offensive is aimed at criminalising protest, in particular the emblematic Jobstown protest against water charges and austerity, which delayed ...Read More »
By Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Over the last number of weeks, the Irish government has been shaken by a controversy surrounding the outrageous smearing of a prominent Garda (police) whistleblower, Maurice McCabe. At the core of this ...Read More »
A mass spontaneous community protest against the visit of the then deputy prime minister – Joan Burton – to the Jobstown area of Dublin in November 2014, led to the arrest and charging of 19 people. They include Socialist ...Read More »
Mass protests have greeted Trump’s ascendency to the position of president of the US. His popularity ratings are the lowest of any US president in history. More importantly, millions are already mobilising to defeat his reactionary agenda. In this article, US ...Read More »
From socialistalternative.org Socialist Alternative A volcanic eruption of mass protests at airports across the U.S. has won a temporary stay of execution against Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims from entering the country. Trump ordered the ban on Friday ...Read More »