Tag: Ireland

Remembering Bloody Sunday

47 years ago the residents of Derry awoke to the aftermath of the Bloody Sunday massacre. The struggle for justice continues.

Neither Westminster nor Stormont

This week, buoyed by the #NowForNI campaign, Labour MPs have made multiple attempts to extend reproductive rights to the North of Ireland. On Tuesday 23 October, Diana Johnson’s largely symbolic ten-minute rule bill to...

AUDIO: My body, my choice

In a discussion held at rs21's September 2018 National Meeting, Kate Bradley introduces pro-choice activist Maev McDaid (3:40) and transfeminist Joni Cohen (17:50) on reproductive rights and freedoms for cis and trans women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR6znZ1vOnY The recent referendum...

Repeal: A fight against misogyny and the legacy of imperialism

The British ‘resolution’ to conflict in Ireland was to entrench the power of the reactionary sectarian forces in Irish politics.

Review: Struggle or Starve

Pat Stack reviews Struggle or Starve: Working-Class Unity in Belfast's 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots by Seán Mitchell, arguing that this look into Northern Ireland's forgotten past has much to teach activists looking to build anti-sectarian working-class movements...
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Pride not profit

The London Pride march takes place this coming weekend, on Saturday 8 July. Barclays, Tesco and Virgin Atlantic are all sponsors of an increasingly corporate event. But opposition to dominance of corporations and official...

The real cost of the Tory-DUP deal

Seb Cooke comments on the deal struck between the Tory party and the Democratic Unionists. The UK government's attitude to Northern Ireland, which is revealing itself as the Tory-DUP deal takes shape, should concern us...

Housing and women’s protests join forces against May

A protest in central London unites two groups fighting the Tories

The DUP – Last Refuge for Desperate Tories

Connor Kelly exposes the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party. The DUP are the largest unionist party in Northern Ireland. Led by the thoroughly corrupt and devious Arlene Foster, they are a deeply sectarian party who, when not...

Obituary: Martin McGuinness

Pat Stack looks at the struggles which shaped Martin McGuinness and calls out the double-standards of the British Establishment's response to his death. The death of Martin McGuinness has allowed two fairly standard, and on the face...