1 of indy - Sun Oct 13, 2019 23:01
Press Release - Indymedia Ecuador Sun 13th Oct 2019
Comrades, The integrity and life of our comrades in Ecuador are at risk in the face of the repressive offensive of the government
We need you -especially those who live in the countries of the global north- to help to spread the situation.
There is this last minute press release from one of the community media that is covering locally in Quito together with our own comrades of Indymedia Ecuador (spanish):
mike Mac Domhnaill - Fri Oct 11, 2019 15:45
This is poem responding to Bloody Sunday 1972 and published in collection "Mac Baintrí - Widow's Son". (I have two other publications: Macalla Maidu(Coiscéim) and Sifting(Liberties Press)). I have copyright.
Relating material to Thomas Kinsella's "Butcher's Dozen" and Séamus Deane's response and certain other poets lack of response.
1 of indy - Thu Oct 10, 2019 23:47
In an unprecedented tweet earlier in the week President Trump carried out the worst crime in the eyes of the establishment. He admitted the US went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan based on lies and that millions of lives and trillions of dollars were therefore wasted for no good reason other than lies. This is the worst crime imagineable -that is telling the truth about this for it exposes the reality of the system. The Democrats and others are not trying to impeach Trump because of some minor thing or another. It is because they don't trust him to continue running US imperialism as have done nearly all proceeding both Republican and Democrat presidents. They don't give a f**k about democracy since they were part and parcel of the lies and wars of aggression too.
The WSWS website have carried a report on this tweet and it is reproduced here in full because it gives good context to the event.
foie - Thu Oct 10, 2019 22:09
Press Release - Friends of the Irish Environment 10th Oct 2019
UK Nuclear plant ?delaying transition to renewable energy?
£2.9 billion increase in cost since 2017 ?sucking up? funds from sustainable developments
The environmental charity Friends of the Irish Environment [FIE] have highlighted the rising cost and delays in construction of the new UK nuclear plant, Hinkley C, as ?sucking up funds from sustainable developments? and ?delaying transition to renewable energy?.
FIE made a site visit last week to the nuclear construction site on the Severn Estuary in Somerset as a follow up to their complaint to the Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context which led to public consultation by the UK Government on the proposed plant being extended to the Irish Republic. 
Sean Crudden - Thu Oct 10, 2019 15:42
A general meeting of IMPERO will take place on Saturday 12 October 2019 at 14:00. Fr. Stephen Duffy PP, Lordship and Ravensdale, has kindly given permission to use the meeting room in our Lady of The Wayside Church, Jenkinstown, Co. Louth, for our meeting. We will meet there.
1. Read minutes of the previous meeting
2. Confirm officer board for 2019/2020
3. Sean Crudden will read his thread on the UNDP (United Nations' Development Program) Global Development Hub. The recent on-line consultation was around the question of digitalisation and the sustainable development goals of the UN
6. Fix dates and venues for meetings for the next year
Due to unavoidable circumstances the meeting scheduled for mid-June was let slide but, hopefully, this will not happen again. The meeting on the 12th is important for IMPERO. It is also taking place at a time of universal change. Is there any way technology can be turned to the advantage of the mental patient?
The meeting is open to everyone. But, if you are coming to the meeting, let us know beforehand so that we can make proper provision for all those attending.
Extinction Rebellion - Mon Oct 07, 2019 00:08
This is a global rebellion of the willing, from America to Scandinavia, Brazil to Australia, from Europe to The Solomon Islands we will take to the streets in protest against our governments criminal inaction on climate change.
Extinction Rebellion Ireland invites everyone to be part of this compassionate revolution. Join us as we make history.
1 of indy - Tue Oct 01, 2019 22:58
The World Socialists WebSite has carried a report on the protest outside the prison in support of Assange
A large crowd rallied outside Belmarsh Prison in London on Saturday as jailed WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange received the Gavin MacFadyen Award 2019?the only journalism prize given by whistle-blowers. Assange?s father John Shipton accepted the award on his son?s behalf.
foie - Mon Sep 30, 2019 23:26
Press Release - Friends of the Irish Environment 29th Sept 2019
State faces further legal challenge to Shannon LNG terminal
Fracked gas as ?Projects of Common Interest? challenged
The State has been warned that it cannot approve the proposed Shannon LNG terminal as a ?Project of Common Interest? [PCI] without undergoing a Strategic Environmental Assessment [SEA] and a period of public consultation.
PCIs are key cross border infrastructure projects that link the energy systems of EU countries. They are intended to help the EU achieve its energy policy and the long-term decarbonisation of the economy in accordance with the Paris Agreement.
let us rise - Mon Sep 30, 2019 22:12
Press Statement: RISE (30 September 2019)
After a year-long debate within the Socialist Party, we have decided to leave and to establish a new democratic socialist political group, RISE. The four letters of RISE give a picture of the politics we stand for: Radical, Internationalist, Socialist and Environmentalist.
Kate Zeller - Fri Sep 27, 2019 18:27
Washington DC - A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the "Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act" to stop the creation of shell corporations in the United States.
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