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rioters face down police
international / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Tuesday August 16, 2011 - 22:45 by Ciaron   text 17 comments (last - wednesday november 09, 2011 - 16:28)   image 7 images   video 1 video file   audio 1 audio file   1 attached file
Over the past week at Giuseppe Conlon CW House in Harringey London, we have recieived calls of concern, and requests for explanations, following the rioting and looting over the weekend that started in our borough of Harringey and extended across London and then to regional towns in England. ... read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Wednesday July 27, 2011 - 22:51 by Diarmuid Breatnach   text 21 comments (last - friday august 19, 2011 - 09:44)
Maghaberry jail is where Irish Republican prisoners in the Six Counties who did not agree with the Good Friday Agreement remained while the Provisions walked out under the terms of the Agreement. Subsequently their numbers have been swelled by others also opposed to the GFA. Although the British and the Northern Ireland Executive's Justice Minister deny they are political prisoners, they call them "Separate" because they are separated from non-political prisoners within the jail. After broken agreements, ongoing harassment and violent and physically intrusive body searches, the prisoners now escalate their protest campaign. ... read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / feature Saturday July 02, 2011 - 22:14 by ArtistKnownasG   text 7 comments (last - friday july 15, 2011 - 13:22)
It has been said that we live in a business run society which is characterised by business parties masquerading as political parties and a 'political class' that implements policies which more often than not puts the interests of 'big business' ahead of the well being of the general populace. The unprecedented nature of bank bailouts in this country along with continued and debatable payments to bondholders with an apparent absence of serious public consultation let alone a referendum on matters with such wide-ranging and generational consequences seems to lend some credence to this characterisation of modern society. ... read full story / add a comment
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international / crime and justice / feature Thursday June 30, 2011 - 23:34 by indyjourno   image 6 images
The Force Research Unit (FRU) was a covert military intelligence unit set up by the British Military of Defence sometime between 1979 and 1981. Its motto was ‘Fishers of Men’. Its remit was to recruit and run double agents in the paramilitary groups in the 6 counties. At its peak the FRU had up to 80 officers and about 100 support staff dealing with hundreds of informers. The FRU were in collusion with loyalist paramilitaries during the 1980’s and 90’s that led to the murder of dozens of catholics including high profile solicitor Pat Finucane. Despite having been exposed in British Tribunals and in the press of collusion with loyalist paramilitary gangs, a rebranded FRU has been involved in illegal operations in Iraq and Libya showing that the British establishment not only knew about the collusion but also actively encouraged it and rewarded those of its officers who were engaged in these activities.
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Minister Joan Burton
national / miscellaneous / feature Thursday June 30, 2011 - 23:34 by éirígí Sligeach   text 7 comments (last - saturday august 27, 2011 - 21:20)   image 4 images
Below is the first in a series of articles relating to social welfare within the twenty six counties. Amongst the specific issues dealt with will be cutbacks, 'fraud' and the broken promises and hypocrisy of the Fine Gael/Labour coalition less than 100 days after taking office ... read full story / add a comment
Robin Hood Tax in Ireland is getting off the ground
national / anti-capitalism / feature Monday June 20, 2011 - 21:48 by Robin Hood   image 1 image
The Robin Hood Tax will stage a global day of action on June 22nd. As a fledgling group, Robin Hood Tax (Ireland) will initiate an email campaign aimed at our TDs asking them to support a Robin Hood Tax in Ireland. ... read full story / add a comment
Queen meets president of Republic
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Sunday June 05, 2011 - 00:07 by Diarmuid Breatnach   text 17 comments (last - friday august 05, 2011 - 12:47)   image 2 images
As Elizabeth Windsor's visit moves into history it is time to analyse the reasons for the visit and what happened during it: the small protests, the massive restrictions on movement in Ireland's capital city, the huge violations of the right to protest, ... read full story / add a comment
Irish people like the blue pill! :-)
national / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Thursday May 26, 2011 - 12:33 by T   text 7 comments (last - monday january 16, 2012 - 12:23)   image 3 images
The country yesterday was abuzz with the visit of Obama to Ireland and the mainstream was aglow covering the event. There is no doubt he is popular in Ireland as evidenced by the tens of thousands who queued up and turned out to see him and went through airport type security to get a closer look. I would suppose there are two reasons for this and one is that everyone wants to be seen and associated with success and the other is that Irish people seem to get very proud of their country and want to show it off when important people or visitors in general show up. ... read full story / add a comment
Tahrir comes to Spain  #spanishrevolution
international / anti-capitalism / feature Saturday May 21, 2011 - 14:24 by s   text 40 comments (last - sunday october 09, 2011 - 11:15)   image 62 images   video 16 video files
Pissed off with very high unemployment, a political system which is not working, a feeling that banks and the markets matter more than life itself, the youth, unemployed and precarious of Spain launched their revolt last Sunday. Three days on and many squares in the country are occupied and movements are building up under the banner of "Democracy Real, Ya! (Real Democracy, Now!) ... read full story / add a comment
No GM Symbol
national / consumer issues / feature Wednesday April 13, 2011 - 06:38 by Michael O'Callaghan   text 14 comments (last - wednesday february 12, 2014 - 22:36)   image 3 images
• Scientists accuse European Food Safety Authority of corruption and fraud
• Doctors invoke the Precautionary Principle
• Consumers want GM-free Irish label to support responsible farmers ... read full story / add a comment
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mayo / miscellaneous / feature Tuesday March 29, 2011 - 21:31 by míol mór   text 3 comments (last - saturday april 02, 2011 - 20:41)   image 4 images
Come up straight away or join us for the Days of Action this Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd April. Accomodation & food provided, donations welcome. email or txt 0851141170 for details.

The injustice faced by the community here is symbolic of the corruption and problems faced by people all over Ireland. ... read full story / add a comment
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international / anti-capitalism / feature Friday March 25, 2011 - 11:38 by Soundmigration   text 12 comments (last - sunday april 03, 2011 - 14:17)   image 1 image
Tonight at 22.45 GMT the United Nations passed resolution 1973/211, which imposes a no-fly zone across Libya, as well as restricting the asset movements from Libyan national companies. Amid celebratory scenes in Benghazi with lots of fireworks and lots of automatic weapons fire , China, India, Russia and Brazil (sometimes as a block called BRIC) all abstained along with Germany. (Thank to @pettybooshwah for clarifyfing this) ... read full story / add a comment
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international / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Friday March 18, 2011 - 20:02 by Soundmigration   text 1 comment (last - monday march 14, 2011 - 11:05)   image 1 image   audio 2 audio files
Nazly Hussein speaks from outside the military courts which this afternoon (Friday 12th March) was supposed to address the people the army harrassed and arrested last Wednesday during a brutal attack on those occupying Tahrir Square. Nazly describes how several hundred plain clothes thugs was deployed against people in the square on Wednesday, who set about pulling down tents and beating people up. The army, under the pretence of ‘protecting’ those remaining in the Tahrir then began beating, arresting and electrocuting people within the the pro democracy movement. Over 170 people where arrested, most of whom where later released without charge. Many had been beaten and tortured with electrocution. ... read full story / add a comment
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national / anti-capitalism / feature Friday February 25, 2011 - 13:16 by 1percentnetwork   text 9 comments (last - friday november 11, 2011 - 19:21)   image 1 image
The 1% Network has claimed that the results of Friday’s election will “do nothing to impact on the huge wealth divide in Irish society”.

The Network has erected a series of posters in Dublin city centre which state “1% own 34% of the Wealth. Make Them Pay” ... read full story / add a comment
national / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Saturday February 12, 2011 - 17:27 by Trade Union TV   text 1 comment (last - sunday march 04, 2012 - 01:10)   video 1 video file
Student nurses are fighting the worst of cuts a total pay cut in their training forcing them to work for free for the health service. ... read full story / add a comment
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national / environment / feature Saturday December 18, 2010 - 23:27 by Rudiger   text 1 comment (last - friday january 21, 2011 - 15:31)   image 3 images
In the next few weeks, more than likely An Bord Pleanála will be announcing their decision on whether to grant permission to Shell to build the onshore section of the Corrib Gas pipeline. Below is a review of the reopened oral hearing that ran from the 24th of August until the 1st of October in 2010 in Belmullet. Again (this is the fourth convening of an oral hearing), opponents of the Corrib Gas Project made lengthy and comprehensive submissions on why they are opposed to the project. A fair few of these submissions can be read in full here: http://www.shelltosea.com/content/submissions-bord-pleanala ... read full story / add a comment
Activist Kate O'Sullivan who today - Saturday 4th September - made a citizen's arrest on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair
dublin / anti-war / imperialism / feature Saturday September 11, 2010 - 14:02 by IPSC   text 38 comments (last - friday january 21, 2011 - 17:37)   image 17 images   video 4 video files
On Saturday 4th September Kate O’Sullivan, an activist from the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC), made a citizen’s arrest on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a book signing in Eason’s. However the Gardaí refused to act on the arrest, preferring instead to detain Ms. O’Sullivan for half an hour in a stairwell. At the protest outside Eason’s, where over 1,000 people gathered to protest the presence of Mr Blair in Ireland, at least three arrests of peaceful protesters where carried out, including that of a secondary school student. All have subsequently been released and are due in court on 30th September. ... read full story / add a comment
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donegal / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Tuesday August 10, 2010 - 13:12 by Paula Geraghty   text 7 comments (last - tuesday october 26, 2010 - 07:32)   image 5 images   video 1 video file
Thousands marched to defend health services at Letterkenny hospital from going under the knife. Anger and hurt was clearly evident on the streets of Letterkenny as pensioners and workers most vulnerable to any cuts in health services brought traffic to halt.
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national / anti-capitalism / feature Wednesday May 12, 2010 - 17:24 by Paula Geraghty   text 69 comments (last - wednesday may 26, 2010 - 15:40)   image 8 images   video 7 video files   audio 1 audio file
Two thousand took to the street to protest at the bank bailout. ... read full story / add a comment
Noel Murphy (IWU) speaking at Solidarity Books
cork / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Tuesday May 04, 2010 - 17:12 by Ray   text 13 comments (last - sunday may 09, 2010 - 14:50)   image 37 images
As once again Cork's mainstream trade unions declined to publicly celebrate the everlasting memorial day to working peoples' struggles worldwide, it falls to Solidarity Books/Workers Solidarity Movement Cork Branch and the Independent Workers Union to mark this most important of days. A day of public talks and a community meal was organised by the local branch of the WSM at Solidarity Books, which complemented excellently the annual May Day march through the city streets this evening organised as usual by the Independent Workers Union. ... read full story / add a comment
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