Varadkar’s Logic: Risk Covid-19 Or Starve

Ireland's low wages are proving to be a real problem for Leo Varadkar. Yesterday, he once again talked about people "getting more on the pandemic unemployment payment than they got when they...

Scrapped Childcare Scheme Another Disaster For Market Obsessed Government.

In what has to be a historical record in the long litany of Fine Gael disasters, the scheme to provide temporary childcare to healthcare workers has been cancelled, a week before its...

Substantially Tougher Measures And Resources For Hsa In Return To Work Protocol

Solidarity- People Before Profit to push for substantially tougher measures and resources for HSA in Return to Work Protocol Group to tackle Health Minister on public/private hospital deal

Back To Work: The Ideological Assault

The past week has seen the Irish business class and their mouthpieces ramp up their efforts to convince people that they need to get back to work, whatever the cost to workers'...

Failure Of Bus Eireann To Comply With Public Health Guidelines

People Before Profit TD calls for urgent action to address failure of Bus Eireann to comply with public health guidelines and protect bus drivers Richard Boyd Barrett will also...

Are The Profiteers Blocking A Vaccine For Covid-19?

The Covid-19 pandemic has produced a massive scientific effort – but it is also exposing the limits into which capitalism has imprisoned science. First, the good news. There is...

Councils Must Act On Workplace Safety

"Local councils have an important role to play at this time of pandemic. Councils are responsible for the enforcement of safety measures in offices, call centres, hotels, cafes and other workplaces.  

May 12 2020: Building Workers: No Return To Work Until It’s Safe.

With some building sites reported to be opening early, risking the safety of workers, Bríd Smith TD joins construction workers, Andrew Keegan, and Gus Mc Donald, to discuss the issues faced by...

James Connolly’s Vision Never Realised

At the heart of the 1916 rising was a Marxist revolutionary socialist, James Connolly. This inconvenient truth was largely hidden from the Irish population for many decades. Nationalist Ireland preferred to portray...

Pressure From Business Risks Second Wave

Pressure from big business to open the economy is having an impact. More building sites are starting up and officially all can re-start after May 18th. Ryanair has stated that it will...