Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Signed in New Zealand amid Mass Protests 23:36 Feabh 10 1 comments
People's News - No. 139 7th Feb 2016 22:58 Feabh 10 0 comments
Video from the Villa Park eviction in Dublin 02:09 Ean 24 0 comments
Irish Water: Killing off conservation and the real agenda behind water charges 12:03 Ean 18 2 comments
Why the corporate capture of COP21 means we must Kick Big Polluters Out of climate policy 22:47 Noll 03 3 commentstuileadh >>
international / worker & community struggles and protests Déardaoin Deireadh Fómhair 14, 2010 14:32 byjohn throne
The mine owners were so greedy for profits they would not put in the proper safety safeguards and this is why the miners were trapped in the first place. The right wing in Chile are trying to exploit the popularity of the miners. see the right wing president at the rescue site. but it was the right wing who supported their hero the dictator Pinochet who slaughtered tens of thousands of union and left activists. if this had not happened the miners union might have been strong enough to enforce safe conditions in the mine and not been trapped in the first place.
Today family, friends and supporters welcomed home the five Irish MV Rachel Corrie passengers who were this morning deported from Israel. The five – Denis Halliday, Mairead Maguire, Fiona Thompson, Derek Graham and Jenny Graham – were greeted in Dublin airport by cheers and hugs from the assembled crowd who were there to salute their bravery, as well as a large media presence.
At Least 9 Internationals Killed As Israel Attacks And Hijacks Gaza Flotilla In International Waters
At least 9 international human rights activists may have been killed and dozens more injured after Israeli commandos attacked the unarmed Gaza Freedom Flotilla early this morning in international waters, according to reports from the flotilla organisers, while Israeli military sources confirmed at least 9 dead. This attack is a clear breach of international law.
Not really sure where to post this—just got thinking about repression and state power etc. and thought I would share some observations on the subject with whoever’s interested. Yes, it ended up being more of an essay than a post but what the hell—feels good to get it off my chest.
On January 28th, we had the chance to have a telephone talk with Camilla Chalmers, from the Plateforme Haïtienne de Plaidoyer pour un Développement Alternatif (Haitian Platform in Defence of an Alternative Development, PAPDA), in Port-au-Prince. Here we transcribe the questions and answers we could exchange in spite of the natural difficulties of communication in these circumstances. We believe his opinions represent a contribution to understand what’s really going on in Haiti, they contradict the official version of the media and give us a very precise notion of the type of solidarity that the Haitian people need –and that we should not fail to give.
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Open Letter to US Ambassador in Dublin 18:21 Déar 21 Ean 9 comments
Mary-Anne Grady Flores a grandmother from upper State New York was jailed for six months and started her sentence on Tuesday last for taking pictures of an anti-drone protest. The letter below has been sent to the US Ambassador along with the Democracy Now account of the jailing
Brazil: Censorship on internet 22:55 Máirt 12 Ean 0 comments
Brazilian blogger accuses senator of commanding the invasion of his computing systems and of harassment.
Mindanao, Philippines: Stop ‘Lumad’ killings, harassment - UN 06:26 Domh 10 Ean 0 comments
Killings and harassment of the Lumad, or the indigenous people (IP), should stop and those accountable should be brought to justice, according to Ola Almgren, the UN country representative and humanitarian coordinator.
Philippines: Climate Focus - Time to act is now on energy transformation 04:59 Déar 10 Noll 0 comments
What could possibly be so urgent and life-threatening to drive leaders of people from a small and barely reachable island off the coast of Mindoro to leave their homes and travel 285 kilometers by land and sea over the period of five days just to reach Metro Manila? On November 27, a day before the biggest climate justice march in the country, they have reach the Presidential Palace.
The Empire scores two victories in South America - Venezuela and Argentina 01:00 Céad 09 Noll 1 comments
In the recent elections in Venezuela the right wing opposition long backed by Washington has secured a majority by winning 107 out of 167 seats. This is the first time since the early days of deceased former president Chavez rose to power that the right has had control of the parliament.
Indymedia UK Servers Down 16:29 Domh 06 Noll 0 comments
ADMINS: - Indymedia UK has been offline since yesterday.
Philippines: Unions decry deceptive, vague ‘labor agenda’ of APEC 02:25 Domh 08 Samh 0 comments
ORGANIZED workers sneered at the so-called labor agenda in the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila next month by describing it as deceptive and vague, which merely reaffirms APEC’s ideology based on the primacy of corporate power and profits over labor and trade union rights.
IPS respond to Portlaoise pictures with investigation instead of improvement 19:34 Céad 28 DFómh 0 comments
Prisoners call on the Department of Justice to make public a recent prison doctors report that highlights the dangers prisoners are exposed too, legionnaire’s disease for example and other serious respiratory health risks due to the extremely poor conditions.
Open letter to Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma 13:46 Céad 16 MFómh 0 comments
This is an unjust barbaric execution
Letter to Governor Mary Pallin of Oklahoma 13:34 Céad 16 MFómh 0 comments
Put a stay on an unjust barbaric executionmore >>
Did Steve Keen Get It Right? Feabh 10 0 comments
Steve Keen is the author of Debunking Economics. He is critical of Neo-Classical Economics
The West Is Being Reduced To Looting Itself Feabh 01 0 comments
Paul Craig Roberts clearly outlines the systematic way western financial institutions and the IMF have traditionally looted the third world and now, having exhausted that process, have turned to looting other western countries such as Ireland, Greece, Portugal, and more recently, Spain and Italy.
Protest against National Hare Coursing "Festival" in Ireland Feabh 01 2 comments
As the three-day so-called “National Hare Coursing Festival” opens today at Powerstown Park, Clonmel, County Tipperary, CACS and other animal protection campaign groups protested outside the venue where captured hares were forced to run from hyped-up greyhounds.
Marx And Morality Ean 11 3 comments
Society determines the character of culture.
Marx and Morality Ean 10 1 comments
Marx's morality is not materialistmore >>
US District Judge Thomas Griesa ordered "hold-out" investors on Thursday to explain why various sanctions on Argentina should not be lifted.
Congressional Hearing Examines Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Feabh 02 Jubilee USA 0 comments
The US House of Representatives held its second hearing on Puerto Rico's debt crisis this year. The hearing focused on potential legislative solutions including bankruptcy protection and an economic oversight board.
The 7th Edition of First Cut Youth Film Festival - Call for Entries! Feabh 01 First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2016 0 comments
While currently young filmmakers are being sought for a festival and short films are pouring in, the festival organisers are busily planning an exciting programme of screenings, Q&A's, discussions and workshops for this year's festival.
High Profile foxhunter caught redhanded assaulting two farmers...dramatic video footage exposes bullying and thuggery!
Interface 7/2 now online Noll 15 MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism 0 comments
Volume seven, issue two of Interface, an open-access online journal produced and refereed by social movement practitioners and engaged movement researchers, is now out on the theme of “movements in post/socialisms”.more >>