Category: Ireland

Richard: Right2Water and Podemos

For those who hope for a democratisation of Irish society, this mass repoliticisation ought to be the best thing to happen in years. At any rate, optimistic engagement trumps pessimistic dismissal

Michael Deas: Ireland’s biggest food retailer drops Israeli produce

European boycotts surge

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Helena Sheehan: Does Ireland Need a New Left Party?

We are involved in a colossal class struggle and we are not winning

Kellie O'Dowd: ‘Peace will bring prosperity’: Northern Ireland’s big lie?

Feminist and trades union activists are leading the fight back against neoliberal economic policies in Northern Ireland

Dick Nichols: Hope in the gloom as left gains in Greece, Spain, Ireland

The most positive impact of this election will be on the national political struggle in the Spanish state and Greece

Bill Bigelow: The Real Irish American Story Not Taught in Schools

The school curriculum could and should ask students to reflect on the contradiction of starvation amidst plenty, on the ethics of food exports amidst famine

Ali Abunimah: Irish students vote for Israel boycott by landslide

Students at the National University of Ireland Galway have overwhelmingly voted to endorse the Palestinian call for boycotting Israel

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Richard Falk: Northern Ireland and the Israel/Palestine ‘Peace Process’

Diplomacy does not take account of the historical background

Ellen Brown: The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

The Irish have a long history of being tyrannized, exploited, and oppressed—from the forced conversion to Christianity in the Dark Ages, to slave trading of the natives in the 15th and 16th centuries, to the mid-nineteenth century “potato famine” that was really a holocaust. The British got Ireland’s food exports, while at least one million Read more…

Ellen Brown: Ireland: Ground Zero for the Austerity-driven Asset Grab

The Irish have a long history of being tyrannized, exploited, and oppressed–from the forced conversion to Christianity in the Dark Ages, to slave trading of the natives in the 15th and 16th centuries, to the mid-nineteenth century "potato famine" that was really a holocaust. The British got Ireland's food exports, while at least one million Read more…

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