EVICTIONS OF MIGRANTS IN DUBLIN DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Thus article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) examines the evictions of nine migrant workers from their homes in Dublin.    EVICTIONS: ROUND TWO OF THE BATTLE AGAINST THE BANKS AND GOVERNMENT BEGINS     Nine tenants have been evicted in Berkeley Road Dublin by masked men garbed in black who seized and boarded up the property…

LEBANON – THE CRISES IN AN INSTITUTIONALLY SECTARIAN STATELET SET UP BY IMPERIALISM

We are posting two articles following the horrendous explosion in Beirut which killed mote than 200 people. The first is by Yassamine Mather (CPGB-WW) and shows that this is just the latest crisis in an institutionally sectarian statelet set up under the auspices of  French imperialism The second is from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) and draws…

THE CASE FOR A  REPUBLICAN INTERNATIONALIST COALITION FOR  SCOTLAND’S INDEPENDENCE

THE CASE FOR A  REPUBLICAN INTERNATIONALIST COALITION FOR  SCOTLAND’S INDEPENDENCE       a. The Radical Independence Campaign An examination of the wording of the initials and principles of the Radical Independence Campaign is instructive. R = Radical, I = Independence, C = Campaign Each one of these terms is ambiguous.

PAULINE BRADLEY SINGS ‘ONLY OUR RIVERS RUN FREE’

Pauline Bradley sings Only Our Rivers Run Free           also see:-   Pauline Bradley sings The Workers Song http://republicancommunist.org/blog/2020/06/15/14168/   Pauline Bradley sings about Helen MacFarlane on May Day http://republicancommunist.org/blog/2020/05/03/pauline-bradley-sings-about-helen-macfarlane-on-many-day/  

A TRIUMPH OF IDEOLOGY: JOHN HUME AND THE DEFEAT OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM

The following article form Socialist Democracy (Ireland) explains the political reasons behind the adulation for John Hume since his death on August 3rd.      A TRIUMPH OF IDEOLOGY: JOHN HUME AND THE DEFEAT OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM     The flurry of commemoration by the great and the good following the death of John Hume…

ON ‘ANTISEMITISM’

Roland Rance of Socialist Resistance explains the political significance of the term ‘antisemitism’.  ON ‘ANTISEMITISM’   One specious argument that those of us active in Palestine solidarity hear time after time is the hoary line that “Jews are not really Semites, so why say that they are the victims of antisemitism”, or its many variants,…

LATEST POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN IRELAND – SOUTH AND NORTH

We are posting an update on the most recent political developments in the Dail and Stormont from Socialist Democracy (Ireland).    1. DUBLIN GOVERNMENT SUPPRESSES THE PARLIAMENTARY LEFT – BUT EXACTLY WHO ARE THE LEFT?     The 33rd Irish Dail has demonstrated in spades just how unstable it is. Effectively a national government of…

PALESTINE, PAYMENTS AND PURGES

Sir Keith Starmer is out to prove that Labour can be relied upon as a safe alternative party of government, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists   PALESTINE, PAYMENTS AND PURGES   Last week Keir Starmer gave his clearest signal yet that under his leadership the Labour Party can be relied upon to act…

SCOTTISH LABOUR FOR RADICAL DEMOCRACY

In the aftermath of the General Election, 89 Scottish Labour Party activists signed an Open Letter making the case for radical democracy (http://republicancommunist.org/blog/2020/02/09/13676/). As the crisis depend in the Scottish Labour Party this has been followed up by another Open Letter  published in bella caledonia on 21.6.20. (https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2020/06/21/scottish-labour-for-radical-democracy/). E&L are posting this letter below.   SCOTTISH…