By Jordan Shilton, December 17, 2012
The United Left Alliance’s “alternative budget” for Ireland makes clear that the pseudo-left is lining up to defend capitalism against growing opposition within the working class.
By Steve James, December 12, 2012
Rioting followed a decision by Belfast City Council to restrict the number of days on which Britain’s Union flag flies over Belfast City Hall.
By Jordan Shilton, December 11, 2012
Ireland’s sixth austerity budget in less than five years will intensify the attacks on working people.
By Jordan Shilton, Dermot Quinn, November 28, 2012
The president of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Eugene McGlone, was booed as he started to speak at last Saturday’s anti-austerity march in Dublin.
By Markus Salzmann, November 7, 2012
Neither the Social Democratic Party nor Viktor Uspaskich’s Labour Party offer Lithuania any alternative to the previous government’s course of grinding austerity.
By Jordan Shilton, November 7, 2012
A referendum in Iceland on October 21 saw voters approve several amendments that could result in the redrafting of the country’s constitution.
By Jordan Shilton, October 31, 2012
A protest of between 2,000 and 3,000 teachers took place outside the Irish parliament last Wednesday.
By Jordan Shilton, October 27, 2012
The Irish government’s aim of securing a write-down on state debt by the end of October has failed amid growing conflicts within the European Union.
By Markus Salzmann, October 18, 2012
In the midst of deepening social distress, Latvia has been praised by numerous institutions and the media as a role model for the success of austerity policies.
By Jordan Shilton, October 11, 2012
The impact of the on-going global economic crisis on Ireland has prompted demands from the financial elite that the government expand its austerity measures.
By Steve James, September 19, 2012
Caterpillar Inc.’s decision to shift diesel generator production from Northern Ireland to China will cost 760 staff and 160 agency workers their jobs.
By Jordan Shilton, September 19, 2012
A report leaked to the Irish Times has revealed that the fund out of which pensions and social welfare benefits are paid is running an annual deficit of €1.5 billion.