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Left sectarianism is putting the interests of the left group in front of the interests of the workers movement. It seriously damages the struggle of the working class. The struggle to eradicate this scourge. read full story / add a comment
Shell has been trying to get a tunnel boring machine into place in Rossport. This feature will serve as a jump off point for information on the progress of the operation and the efforts of the shell to sea protesters. It will be updated with links to new posts on the subject as they come in. read full story / add a comment
The Little People speak out on behalf of the little people.
We Leprechauns, friends of the Irish People,
hereby give notice
of our latest collective decision,
and address ourselves to that social grouping
commonly known as the Irish political class.
Down through the ages we have strained every nerve
on your behalf:
we have always aided you
when you were sorely prest.
The marauding Danes,
robbers of the chalice,
landed long ago;
when Brian Boru and his fighters overcame them,
we guarded the gold they left behind:
in pots, in bags, under rocks, beneath crags,
we kept it safe. read full story / add a comment
This oil find also explodes the myth, carefully scripted, that we have no resources, that we are poor and therefore have to rely upon the begging-bowl from the EU and others.
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dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Sunday July 15, 2012 23:42 by Revolt Video 1 comment (last - monday july 16, 2012 17:08) 1 video file
Revolt video goes to see the Occupy Dame Street camp just before it was evicted. Marua Harrington is interviewed and afterwards we visted those locked on outside anglo. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / news report Saturday July 14, 2012 12:36 by Parmy 1 comment (last - saturday july 14, 2012 23:21) 1 image
The Anonymous collective have launched a WikiLeaks-like site called Par:AnoIA (Potentially Alarming Research: Anonymous Intelligence Agency). They won't gather the data themselves but will take submissions.
The project was created as a response to a year of Anonymous releases where the announcement of document dumps generated plenty of media, but the documents’ content got little coverage.
“The reason no one cares about these leaks, as a general rule of thumb, is that they can’t do anything with [them],” said a Paranoia anon volunteering on document processing for the project in an online chat with Wired. “Basically, [we're] making it accessible to anyone that wants to do something with it, in a proper usable format.” read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Friday June 29, 2012 20:00 by Jim Averill 1 comment (last - friday june 29, 2012 21:11)
I'm putting up the full article as it requires registration to access it. Many activists are put off by this so please leave it up. It tells an important story about how land in the developing world is stolen, even by god fearing folk who made their money in private prisons. Another great article by Fred Pearce.
MIGHTY MOM was angry. She was doing her washing a few miles from Lake Victoria in east Africa, soaping her clothes in the shadow of a tall chain-link fence, behind which there was a large farm. The farm was owned by an evangelical American who had made his fortune running private prisons for state governments in the US before coming to Kenya and taking a leasehold to drain the Yala swamp and grow rice in place of papyrus. read full story / add a comment
Nonviolent, nonanimal diet prevents animal agony, human disease, energy waste, environmental desecration and deforestation. This article concentrates on superior brain function.
It was the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, a vegetarian, who first said "Love Animals Don't Eat Them" read full story / add a comment
For those of us who like a drink, but don't see ourselves as the type to march around with signs when banksters and politicians rob us and lose us our jobs, but still feel a tear when the anthem is played after the footy, here's a way we can get some relief and at the same time show our disdain for the crooks that helped get us into this bind. Lager louts and those with distended bladders who feel like "you're a nation" still, Here's an effective protest you can believe in! Go with the flow people ;-) read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Monday June 11, 2012 14:11 by Sean Marks 5 comments (last - tuesday june 12, 2012 17:47)
Rightwing parties have rounded on Mick Wallace, a true friend of the working class. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Sunday June 10, 2012 23:33 by lefty 6 comments (last - sunday june 17, 2012 11:52) 1 image
Michael Noonan attended the bilderberg meeting this year. Interesting that a key government official in charge of finance goes to a meeting with foreign banksters, financial terrorists and a host of global corporate evildoers. read full story / add a comment
RT did an interesting piece on the town of clones where they have decided to use the punt locally to stimulate the local economy. check it out! read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / news report Saturday June 09, 2012 17:07 by Bolivarian Circle Albertolovera NY 1 image
We will examine issues of land reform, urban agriculture, rural development, fishing rights, and food sovereignty within a dynamic political context. Venezuela is an outstanding example of a country that strives to ensure its citizens’ right to food while bolstering its domestic agriculture sector, with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Thursday May 31, 2012 10:36 by Shell to Sea 1 comment (last - saturday june 02, 2012 15:40) 3 images
Pat Rabbitte and Shell MD speak at Croke Park energy industry conference read full story / add a comment
The seventh annual Rossport Solidarity Camp gathering is taking place in Erris, Co. Mayo from the 1st-4th June. You are invited to take part in workshops/discussions, skillshares, music and fun!
Come up to Mayo this June bank holiday! read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday May 29, 2012 07:52 by Gerry Georgatos 1 comment (last - friday june 01, 2012 14:29) 1 image
Aboriginal elders from Wiluna in central Western Australia have slammed the approval of a nearby future uranium mine by the state’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). It now appears only a matter of time for the state government to endorse the EPA decision.
The go-ahead is for the Toro Energy company's proposal to develop the first uranium mine in Western Australia 30 kilometres from Wiluna. Wiluna local and senior law man, Glen Cooke, criticised the consultation process that led to the EPA approval. Mr Cooke wants a meeting with state and federal ministers to fight for the safety and rights of his people.
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international / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday May 23, 2012 19:50 by #SpanishRevolution > #OccupyMordor 1 comment (last - thursday may 24, 2012 10:26) 7 images 3 video files
“The hobbits united will never be defeated!” #OccupyMordor continues in Barcelona, against a huge bank: La Caixa
Article about the celebrations and actions of the #Indignados in Spain for the 1 year anniversary of the 15M movement. Read full article, view images, view vids at: http://itsafunnyoldworld.wordpress.com/2012/05/20/occup...rdor/
THIS SPRING WERE NOT INTERESTED IN THE SQUARES
WERE GOING AFTER THOSE RESPONSIBLE
THIS 2012 WE OCCUPY MORDOR:
THOSE WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR EVERYTHING
WERE NOT GOING TO ALLOW IT
WE (#NOSALTRES) ARE THE 99%
PERMANANT CACEROLADA* INFRONT OF MORDOR
* CACEROLADA = Banging of pots and pans, a popular form of protest in Spain, as it was in Argentina in 2001
**Caixarolada = Cacerolada against the main Spanish bank La Caixa read full story / add a comment
L'argent est le vecteur de l'inhumanité... read full story / add a comment
Three Occupy Campaigners Arrested For "criminal damage using chalk" As Crackdown On Democratic Right To Protest Peacefully Continues In Galway
national / anti-capitalism / news report Friday May 18, 2012 15:54 by Occupy Galway 3 comments (last - monday may 21, 2012 00:03) 4 images
Deprived of signs and art materials, the good people of Occupy Galway came into possession of some chalk. Chalk of every colour is used by children in towns and villages across the country every day to draw the likes of hopscotch boards, noughts and crosses or just idly scribble away a sunny afternoon. It is also used by buskers in cities around the world, who draw fabulous pictures for passers-by to enjoy. One of the joys of chalk that is appreciated by Occupiers is that it causes no damage and is efficiently removed by mother nature in our frequent downpours.
It was in this spirit that we began to decorate the grey stone substation that was the back wall of our office before the destruction of the camp. Familiar slogans like “No To Austerity” and “IMF OUT” as well as more pertinent messages like “Constitutional Rights and Due Process R.I.P. Oct. 15-May 16”, began to appear. The grey and featureless substation soon became a monument to freedom of expression, as the many participants joined in the decoration. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / feature Wednesday May 16, 2012 21:55 by Occupy Galway 2 comments (last - friday may 18, 2012 14:25) 4 images
At 4.30am this morning the Occupy Galway camp was forcibly removed by Gardai and Council workers. At 1pm we held a public assembly with around 100 people in attendance. The mood at the assembly was one of determination and optimism and it was agreed by all that the fight is only just getting started! read full story / add a comment