Excess Charges Plans May Spark Renewed Water Protests

Spin over water charges not going to wash People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has said that the spin surrounding the introduction of 'excessive use charges' is "not going to wash" and the public...

Outrageous Ruling On Citizenship By High Court

The High Court's Mr. Justice Max Barrett ruled yesterday that nobody seeking citizenship can be granted it if they have spent even one day outside of the country over the past year. This outrageous...

Amazon Workers Stand Up To Corporate Power

On Monday and Tuesday this week, Amazon workers took part in protests and strikes in five different countries around the world. Workers in the US, Germany, the UK, Spain and Poland targeted Amazon Prime...

Tracker Scandal – Why Are These Bankers Not In Jail

The top banks illegally pushed people off tracker mortgages to boost their profits. They fleeced over 40,000 people – forcing them to pay tens of thousands of euro extra in mortgage payments. 315 people lost...

Green Party Pave Way For Coalition With The Right

The Green Party Conference last weekend gained huge coverage from the national media. Given their recent success in the local elections, the direction they take now is of considerable interest to the public, particularly...

Trump’s New Racist Low

Donald Trump’s twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour reached a new low and crossed a new line of blatant racism. Referring to Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib,  Trump...

Orange Bonfire Burns People Before Profit Posters

The election posters of a People Before Profit candidate, Cailin McCaffery who contested a recent local election in Belfast, have been displayed prominently on an Orange bonfire. It is a deliberate act of intimidation against...

Fine Gael Sells Out Small Farmers

Varadkar’s announcement that he will re-appoint Phil Hogan as EU Commissioners is a sign that Fine Gael will eventually back the EU-Mercosur deal. Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed, may shed a few tears but the...

Car Insurance Prices Are Out Of Control

Car insurance prices are out of control and the excuses from the insurance industry do not add up. Since 2013 car insurance premiums in Ireland have increased on average by over 70%. The insurance industry claims...
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Hospital Staff Deserve Respect And Better Pay

Hospital workers who are members of SIPTU are right to take action. Over the past few years they have taken on more responsibilities in infection control, cleaning, positioning of patients and a host of...