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Joined up thinking for the Irish Left
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The following is an interview with Adel Omar, from the foreign bureau of the Syrian Communist Party-Bakdash. The interview was conducted following an international peace conference held in Istanbul and Antakya, Turkey, April 25-28 and was published in the May issue of the Communist Party of Turkey’s monthly publication. The translation from Turkish is by Liberation News.
Can you describe the position of the Syrian Communist Party toward the imperialist aggression against Syria?
First and foremost, as the Syrian Communist Party, we believe that the course of events in Syria is neither a revolution nor a civil war. It is very clear that what has been taking place in Syria has been in accordance with the imperialist plans. It is not possible for us to define a process where NATO has been involved as a revolution. Besides, it is not the case that different sectors of the people of Syria are fighting one another. On the contrary, our people are resisting the imperialist forces together.
It is true that the people of Syria have demands and needs that need to be met, but the way to achieve this is not through destroying everything that belongs to the state of Syria. At the moment, our country is under attack, and achieving unity among the people to defend our homeland is what needs to be done first. At this point, we think it is especially crucial for the government to respond to the demands and the needs of the people. In order to be able to establish a solid resistance front against the imperialist attack, we believe a top priority for the government is to provide for the basic needs of the people, including food and medicine. Only then can the struggle of the people against imperialism be unrelenting. ... read full story / add a comment
Monday 17th June
Protest On The Lough
A Flotilla of Protesters will take to the Lough – we expect this to happen around 4pm.
We are hoping to have a music/cultural event to accompany this event and will provide more details as they emerge. ... read full story / add a comment
As part of a national ‘Walk in the Woods’ Day on Sunday June 9th the Kerry Save Our Woods Network is organising a family walk in the Coillte owned Killaclohane Woods, near Castlemaine, Co. Kerry at 2pm.
The family Walk at Killaclohane Woods includes a walk, music, face painting and treasure hunt. People are invited to bring along a picnic and enjoy the day!! ... read full story / add a comment
international / environment / news report Thursday May 30, 2013 - 23:10 by Meg 1 comment (last - tuesday june 04, 2013 - 15:45) 1 image
Northwest Network against Fracking have launched a postcard and poster campaign, aimed at all elected representatives.
This image has gone viral on facebook, from South Africa to Australia, and more people are joining the campaign every day.
The postcards are available to download for free from www.frackingfreeireland.org
They can be bought from the same web address, in hard copy form. ... read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / event notice Thursday May 30, 2013 - 14:02 by dubaltg8 6 comments (last - thursday june 13, 2013 - 11:21) 7 images
Anti-imperialists are invited to take part in the Dublin Alternative G8 Summit, on Monday June 17, and to march against the American Chamber of Commerce in Dublin on June 18th. ... read full story / add a comment
national / environment / news report Wednesday May 29, 2013 - 18:57 by Rossport Solidarity Camp 5 images
After a few weeks of preparation, we are ready to begin setting up the Rossport Solidarity Camp. Come up to help us this weekend if you can. There'll be loads to do and it'll be great craic, so get off the internet and come give us a hand! ... read full story / add a comment
So called “Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill” an attack on fundamental workers’ rights that has to be fought by the trade union movement
national / workers issues / press release Wednesday May 29, 2013 - 17:27 by Joe Higgins 4 comments (last - thursday may 30, 2013 - 18:02)
Explaining his decision to vote against the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill which Minister Howlin introduced as a big stick for the unions whose memberships reject the Haddington Road sell out Joe Higgins TD said:
“This bill essentially affords the government as an employer an amount of power over certain public sector employees that no other employer enjoys in law. It is a throwback to the days of William Martin Murphy.
“Regardless of the rotten ‘yes’ stand of some union leaders with regard to the Haddington Road Agreement it is a scandal that they and ICTU are either silent on the passing of this oppressive legislation or worse that they use it as a means of scaring their members to voting ‘yes’ to this re-hash of Croke Park 2.
“I support the efforts of the No 2 Croke Park 2 campaign in helping co-ordinate the rank and file opposition to this pay deal and to this draconian bill that has been rushed through the Dáil. ... read full story / add a comment
Come and hear why you should join the protests against the G8.
Richard Boyd Barret TD
Nessa Ní Chassaide (Debt and Development Coalition)
Eamonn McCann (Journalist)
Joan Collins TD
UNITE Trade Union speaker
Gresham Hotel O'Connell Street, Dublin 1. 7:00pm, Tuesday 28 May. ... read full story / add a comment
VID (6 mins) - Bradley Manning is in jail for us, We're on the streets for him! - Mobilise Sat June 1st
international / anti-war / news report Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 08:39 by Solidarity 5 comments (last - thursday june 06, 2013 - 22:13)
national / environment / event notice Friday May 24, 2013 - 19:27 by Slugwoman 1 comment (last - saturday may 25, 2013 - 13:15)
Public meeting about recent EU draft legislation, adopted 6th May on the quiet, effectively banning seeds...
Protest march in Castlebar 1.30pm, meeting at The Mall (grassy area near library) and heading to End Kennys office. Saturday. ... read full story / add a comment
Waging Peace: Author Rosalie Riegle Discusses Her Book Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace 8 June
Historian and peace activist Rosalie Riegle, from Michigan, USA, discusses her latest book on 8 June at Sheelagh na Gig bookshop, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary, Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace, which brings together oral narratives from sixty-five peacemakers who have said no to war-making in the strongest way possible: by engaging in civil disobedience and paying the consequences in jail or prison. Among the riveting narratives in Crossing the Line is the dramatic story of the action and trials of the Shannon Five peace activists who non-violently dismantled a US war plane which had stopped in Ireland on its way to Iraq. At the discussion on 8 June, Rosalie will be joined by Deirdre Clancy, one of the participants in the Shannon action, and together they will describe the action where Deirdre and four others broke into Shannon airport and engaged the US military. ... read full story / add a comment
Press Conference / Public welcome - Friday 24th - Dublin in Buswells Hotel - 4pm on Molesworth Street opposite Dail Entrance
How and Why the Irish EPA must ensure Human Health and our Environment are Protected Against the "Fracking" Industry
Internationally renowned researcher and campaigner Dr.Mariann Lloyd Smith and Juliet Duff, Chairperson of Irish Doctors Environmental Association on the impacts of 'fracking' (unconventional gas extraction)
... read full story / add a comment
Well respected blog "NamaWineLake" has made it's final post. This is a great loss to the Irish online community. Thanks for all your great work NWL! ... read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / other press Wednesday May 22, 2013 - 06:48 by wageslave 8 comments (last - thursday may 23, 2013 - 12:37) 1 image 1 video file
Well respected activist and contributor to indymedia was shot and injured by the Israeli military while filming a protest in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank in Palestine on good Friday. He is ok but sustained a nasty injury to his arm. ... read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday May 22, 2013 - 06:08 by lefty 1 comment (last - wednesday may 22, 2013 - 10:49) 2 images 1 attached file
Apple claim to have negotiated an agreement with the Irish government whereby they paid 2% tax or less. In this time of deep austerity, it's time to kick out these US tax dodgers and instead focus on giving support to indigenous small businesses. ... read full story / add a comment
SIPTU members at Shanganagh Waste Water Treatment Plant, Co. Dublin, began strike action today (Tuesday, 21st May) at 6.30 a.m. in response to their employer’s failure to refer a dispute relating to pay and shift premium payments to the Labour Court. ... read full story / add a comment
The amount of money used to bail out failed banks would have ended world hunger for 50 years. This is the world presided over by G8 leaders who meet every year to co-ordinate how to continue failed policies which favour the 'have yachts' over the 'have nots'. We say 'Another World is Possible' and over five days in June our Festival of Ideas hopes to challenge and inspire those who want to fight for it.
Check the website at www.anotherworldispossiblebelfast.org - More events are still being added ... read full story / add a comment
This is the beginning of a decentralized, inclusive and participatory process. We wish to build it collectively, joining all forces available. Henceforth, the date of the 1st of June will be spread on a European scale, and we urge everyone to join this international protest against the troika and against austerity... for the peoples to take control of their lives.
We urge all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope, to join us. We urge all political organizations, social movements, unions, parties, collectives, informal groups, to join us. ... read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / news report Sunday May 19, 2013 - 17:01 by Rossport Solidarity Camp 1 image
The Rossport Solidarity Camp is setting up this year for one special week from June 21st to June 30th.
On June 1st we are planning to begin building the camp in earnest and will need plenty help all through June to get set up.
Preparation on the ground has been already begun, and if you are available to help out between now and then, there is plenty to do.
... read full story / add a comment
Now more than ever we need the Irish peoples voice at Dail Eireann. The sale of Coilltes harvesting rights is still imminent. Please spread the word and join us there to stop the traffic on Tuesday 21st. Let the Government hear and see NO - loud and clear!! ... read full story / add a comment
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