Friday, April 3, 2020

Workers Rights

To assist workers in these extraordinary times, People Before Profit have set up a team to answer...

News

Defend Workers’ Rights: Pay the Real Heroes

The Covid-19 crisis has shown the callousness of many employers. They are refusing to close non-essential jobs; not providing PPE where workers...

We Are Never Going Back

You could not have imagined this a year ago. Last night, on the back of a proposal by Bríd Smith, TDs stood...

Testing Chaos: Why We Need Public Control

Leo Varadkar and Simon Harris have repeatedly told the public that they are following the South Korean model that has been...

PBP MLA Gerry Carroll calls for Food Production Workers to be Protected

Up to one thousand workers have walked out of the Seagoe Moy Park site today over concerns that adequate safety measures are...

Green Call For “National Government” Is A Mistake

The Green party appear to have ruled out entering a FF-FG government for the moment. The Irish Times political correspondent, Pat Leahy, reports the...

The Elites Want You Back In Your Box

The reaction of the establishment to Sinn Féin holding a couple of public meetings this week is comical. There have already been numerous references...

North

Derry & Strabane Council Backs People Before Profit Demands For Dramatic Action

People Before Profit Cllr Shaun Harkin said,"We welcome the near unanimous support from Cllrs of all political persuasions to support People Before...

Nationwide

Council Block Motion Calling For An End To Paddy’s Day Junkets

People Before Profit councillor Adrienne Wallace expressed dissatisfaction with Carlow council who blocked her motion calling for an end to publicly funded trips to...

Carlow College Stands With Student Under Threat Of Deportation

A protest will take place on Wednesday at 12.30 from Merrion Square in support of Michael Usiku who is facing a threat of deportation.  The...

Carlow/Kilkenny Councillors Called Out For Xmas Dinner Funded By Public Money

This evening a number of Carlow Councillors will have a Christmas dinner “and a couple of drinks” funded by the tax-payer. People Before Profit...

Council Criticised For Not Including Domestic Violence Statistics

At Monday’s county council meeting Cllr. Adrienne Wallace criticised the Chief Executive for not including the statistics on domestic violence in the county. At...

“Shut Your Mouth” Cllr Wallace Slams Fianna Fáil Councillor For Sexist Remarks

Following a heated debate on the Traveller Accommodation Programme in Carlow County Council People Before Profit Cllr Adrienne Wallace has slammed the “dreadful comments”...

TD Calls For An Post Officials To Appear Before Dáil Committee To Explain Cork Closure

Bríd Smith TD says Committee meeting with An Post heads must go ahead before summer recess A planned Dáil committee that was to hear from...

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Press

Granting Planning Permission for CoLiving in the Middle of this Crisis is like a Sick Joke

People Before Profit public representatives in Dublin 8 expressed disgust this evening at the decision to grant planning permission for a shared working and...

Dublin Bus Workers And Other Workers Being Forced To Take Annual Leave

Dublin Bus workers and other workers being forced to take annual leave during Covid 19 crisis – effectively stealing their annual holidays

Call For Free Public Transport For Essential Workers During Crisis

TD says move an important help for workers and a necessary safety measure for drivers and others Bríd Smith TD...

Cllr Wallace calls for Postponement of Council Rent Increases

People Before Profit councillor Adrienne Wallace has written to the housing director to call for a postponement on any rent increases following...

Events

Thurs Apr 2nd: Capitalism in The Time of Covid-19

Join us on Thursday at 8pm for this public meeting with economist Brian O'Boyle on the Covid-19 crisis and the implications for...

Demo To Push For A Left Wing Government

Hundreds of people joined a demonstration on Saturday March 7th to oppose any stitch up between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to form a...

Stop The FG/FF Stitch Up Demonstration

Group calls on people to mobilise for the Stop the FG/FF Stitch Up demonstration, Saturday March 7, at the Garden of Remembrance A coalition of...

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