Peoples News issue No. 110 Date: 21 – 9 – 14 22:01 DFómh 01 1 comments
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dublin / anti-capitalism / event notice Dé Máirt Márta 11, 2014 23:37 byD_D 1 comment (last - dé céadaoin márta 12, 2014 09:24)
Fund raising pub table quiz read full story / add a comment
international / rights and freedoms / opinion/analysis Dé Máirt Márta 11, 2014 23:08 byWilliam Wraithwrite
Once you are born a creature (and irrespective of your personal circumstances which can vary greatly) that is as you were forced into existence (not by any choice on your part but according to European religious dogma originating in the Middle East) not just for a lifetime on earth but also forever after by some notion of an immortal soul, so then you are also forced into an immortality (almost like a vampire who too can never truly die in literature) and irrespective of however terrifying such an immortality might present itself. “What kind of God (or Yahweh) would put a soul, any soul (no matter how supposedly evil in human terms) into an eternal length of torture—and never having to contemplate acquiescence—what kind of compassion is that? This is as extreme of cruelty and barbarity as one could espouse. Such cosmic outcome, supposedly as Divine Justice, doesn’t even reach the categories of mere human ideas to justice. read full story / add a comment
In the week of the 3rd to the 7th of March four houses were squatted in Calais. One of these has already been evicted once and reoccupied. The remaining three are legally secure (in France exists a law which stipulates that houses which have been squatted for more than 48 hours cannot be evicted without a legal procedure) but despite this remain as before under threat. In the past in Calais there have been countless illegal evictions by police, predominately those of living quarters of refugees.
Many of the initial squatters have now traveled further on and so there is the need for support from activists who can secure these future safe spaces, document police violence as well as any eviction attempts and help make the houses livable.
The current situation is a key moment in the story of squats in Calais. It is the first time that there is the possibility to keep many houses at the same time --- a chance which we shouldn't pass up! It will pay off in the future to fight for these houses and the struggle begins now! We have lots of room for creativity and the energy of people who want to support us in this struggle! read full story / add a comment
Post offices: loss of community, Tesco takeover and rush to electronics?
In a press statement Wayne Flanagan Tobin an independent candidate for elucidates the current situation regarding local post offices.
Flanagan Tobin opened:
“Post offices have served a very important role over the years as far as the payment of welfare, and those on welfare are concerned. People have been able to go into the post offices and collect their welfare payments without any big stigma being attached, and they have often gotten to know the post master or post office staff and have developed good relationships with them. “ read full story / add a comment
Lecture from Dr John Regan (Dundee University) entitled 'The “Singing Flame” Rekindled: The Destruction of the Public Records Office 30 June 1922″ at 8 pm in Town Hall Theatre (studio) Galway at 8 pm on 10 March
It might be advisable to book in advance - especially if you're travelling
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Issue 55 of
Red Banner: a magazine of socialist ideas
is out now
€2 / £1.50 from bookshops or the address above read full story / add a comment
Foreign backed coup in Kiev.
This year will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Observing the media of Europe and the U.S one could be forgiven for seeing startling similarities between 2014 and 1914. Imperialist powers and entangling alliances pitting the world into two opposing camps over the fate of a small nation. In this case the autonomous Republic of Crimea. Crimea which is an autonomous region belonging to Ukraine but with an ethnic Russian majority has held the attention of world since the Pro-Russian government of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown by rioters in the countries capital of Kiev on February 23rd, 2014.
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Tommorrow (fri 7th march) the European Peoples Party will be Gathering in the Dublin Convention Centre ahead of the European Elections .
It will be attended by heads of government, party leaders, ministers, national and European parliamentarians . Its being hosted by Fine Gael. Much of the Political Driving Force behind the European Union or United States of Europe will be in attendance.
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international / rights and freedoms / news report Déardaoin Márta 06, 2014 01:45 byJustin Morahan 8 comments (last - dé domhnaigh márta 16, 2014 09:53)
Three peace activists, Mairead Maguire Ann Patterson and Medea Benjamin were detained in Cairo and deported read full story / add a comment
international / rights and freedoms / opinion/analysis Dé Céadaoin Márta 05, 2014 00:59 byAnthony Ravlich
Major Western Powers invited to New Zealand gives opportunity to advocate a global 'turn-around' by adopting 'bottom-up' emphasis of global ethical human rights (developed in New Zealand) to replace 'near absolute', 'top-down' control of 'neoliberal absolutism'. read full story / add a comment
PRESS RELEASE - MONDAY 3 MARCH - FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT
Call on Minister over salmon farm ‘wipe-out’
Simon Coveney is being asked to give the figures of the escapees from the recent storm damage to a salmon farm in Bantry Bay. A written parliamentary question tabled by Clare Daly, TD, is due for reply later this week.
According to the west cork based Friends of the Irish Environment, the farm has effectively been ‘wiped out’.
In a statement released today, the group said that they ‘understand that there are only between 3,000 and 5,000 fish left at a site that held between 160,000 – 180,000 salmon.’
‘Simon Coveney should have known about the extent of the loses since the fish were moved and counted on 19 February and yet his Department is silent on the subject.’ read full story / add a comment
I, YOU, HE, SHE
(Je, tu, il, elle)
Dir. Chantal Akerman, 1976
Starring: Chantal Akerman, Niels Arestrup, Claire Wauthion
French (with English subtitles)
sat 15 March 2014
The New Theatre
2.30pm (doors open at 2)
day membership: 8 euro
(free tea and coffee) read full story / add a comment
international / history and heritage / press release Dé hAoine Feabhra 28, 2014 20:34 bySeán Ó Murchú
The Annual Clonmult Martyrs Commemoration took place in Midleton on Sunday 23rd February.
As 2014 is the hundred anniversary of the foundational of Cumann na mBan, they were given the honour of carrying the Tri-Colour, with another proudly flying the Cumann na mBan flag in the Colour party. read full story / add a comment
international / eu / opinion/analysis Dé hAoine Feabhra 28, 2014 17:52 byAlbert Collins 2 comments (last - dé haoine feabhra 28, 2014 20:43)
In recent times we have witnessed the ousting of two democratically elected presidents. The Egyptian president Morsi was deposed in an army coup, which, strangely, was not regarded elsewhere as a coup. Pro-Morsi demonstrators suffered about 800 casualties at the hands of the police and army. Little outside sympathy was shown towards the massacred and their families. read full story / add a comment
Exhibition: Pádraig Pearse and the Irish Language
in The Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Photos History Books
Monday 3 March, Tue. 4 March, Wed. 5 March & Thurs. 6 March
12 noon - 4 p.m.
All Welcome read full story / add a comment
Taispeántas in Ionad an Phiarsaigh
27 Sráid an Phiarsaigh, BÁC 2
Pádraig Mac Piarais & An Ghaeilge - Grianghrafanna, Stair, Leabhair
ar Luan 3 Márta, Máirt 4 Márta, Céadaoin 5 Marta agus Déardaoin 6 Márta
ó 12 meánlae - 4 i.n.
Fáilte roimh chách read full story / add a comment
"Back Your Agency" Call To Rabbitte after Ombudsman Ruling on EU Investigation into Salmon and Sea Lice
Press Release 22-02-2014
FIE has written to Pat Rabbitte asking him to take issue with the Ombudsman who has accepted the Department of Agriculture's claim that the scientific advice provided by Inland Fisheries Ireland for an EU investigation into salmon and sea lice contained 'many inaccuracies', 'fundamental errors', and 'omissions of relevant facts and misleading commentaries' which 'would have had disastrous results for Ireland's reputation had it sent the report to the European Commission'. read full story / add a comment
dublin / gender and sexuality / event notice Dé Luain Feabhra 24, 2014 19:33 byRosa 5 comments (last - dé céadaoin feabhra 26, 2014 23:36)
LGBT Rights in Ireland and Russia
-Igor Iasine, LGBT rights activist in Russia (via Skype)
- Paul Murphy, Socialist Party MEP
- Rita Harrold, ROSA
7 pm, Thursday 27 February, Wynn's Hotel, Abbey Street
Organised by ROSA - for Reproductive rights, against Oppression, Sexism and Austerity read full story / add a comment
international / rights and freedoms / other press Dé Luain Feabhra 24, 2014 10:51 byAllyn Fisher-Ilan
This is an article about an important topic that gets very little coverage. For all the complaining Israel does about discrimination and unfairness one would think they would be an example of tolerance and harmony. The truth is far from that as many around the world have been realizing recently. This story I came across enraged me and I'm sure it will others. The sheer hypocrisy makes one wonder if the Israeli leadership has finally just gone insane. Judge for yourself. read full story / add a comment
Chevron plans to stop the protest in Zurawlow by force on 24th of February. - people, journalists and public opinion protest needed
international / rights and freedoms / news report Dé Domhnaigh Feabhra 23, 2014 22:53 byFracking watch
Attention Globalfrackdown family Here is the last news from Zurawlow, Poland, please forward it, also to all the journalists you know directly: Call for the direct support of in Zurawlow, Poland: Chevron plans to stop the protest by force on Monday February 24. The farmers have stood their ground for nearly 300 days! PROTEST SUPPORTERS AND VIDEO MAKERS ARE NEEDED! After almost 300 days, the longest in the history of post-war Polish protest of residents and inhabitants of ?urawlow and other villages of the municipalitiy of Grabowiec need our support. On Monday February 24, against the law and without official permits, the company Chevron plans to step in with heavy equipment onto the concession's Grabowiec leased plot. As usually practiced in such cases, a security company should give a support. read full story / add a comment
Déar DFómh 23, 2014 11:55 UK Indymedia Features
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Police action against Bristol Indymedia Déar Lún 28, 2014 17:27 | UK Indymedia | en
Stop NATO Cymru Week of Action / Wythnos o Weithredu Stop NATO Déar Iúil 31, 2014 17:04 | Stop NATO Cymru and Anarchist Action Network | en
Newport Rising: Festival of Radical Change Céad Beal 28, 2014 09:53 | imc in wales | en
Women's battle against undercover policing: Week of Action Céad Márta 12, 2014 17:08 | Police Spies Out of Lives | en