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World Socialist Web Site Report on: At least 290 killed in terrorist bomb attacks in Sri Lanka 23:00 Apr 22 0 comments
Demonstration aims to highlight housing shortage in Galway 22:43 Apr 08 0 comments
French army receives authorization to shoot “yellow vest” protesters 23:40 Mar 24 0 comments
John Stalker Takes Shoot To Kill Policy Secrets To Grave 21:41 Mar 11 0 comments
GLENN GREENWALD: the dramatic and dark scandal that engulfs the Brazilian Bolsonaro government 22:23 Jan 30 0 commentsmore >>
On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan
What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith
The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith
Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh
Fake News: The Epistemology of Media Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:52 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005
Educating Marian Finucane Anthony
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
Assange: A New Immoral Western Precedent Sun May 26, 2019 23:27 | The Saker
Putin Shreds Ukrainian Ultranationalists in a Powerful Press-Conference Sun May 26, 2019 21:13 | Scott
Moveable Feast Cafe 2019/05/25 ? Open Thread Sat May 25, 2019 13:30 | Herb Swanson
The beneficiaries of the parliamentary election in Ukraine Fri May 24, 2019 18:28 | The Saker
Rep. Gabbard War with Iran would make Iraq war look like a cakewalk Fri May 24, 2019 05:45 | The Saker
It was suspected that offices of the GSOC (garda siochana ombudsman commission) were being bugged. Shrouded in secrecy, they brought in specialists from the UK under advice from their equivalent body in the UK, the IPCC. These specialists did a high tech sweep of their offices under cover of darkness and a report was created which suggests that it was extremely likely that highly sophisticated bugging of the office had occurred. Government and high ranking gardai have closed ranks and are trying to spin this as a problem with GSOC instead of addressing the strong possibility that GSOC was bugged and who would want to do that and have access to do so except the gardai themselves. If true this is a grave issue. It is believed in some circles that this bugging may be related to investigations by GSOC into the case of large scale heroin importer Boylan who it is alleged has been working with gardai and has "magically" evaded conviction in the face of overwhelming evidence of trafficking huge amounts of drugs. This affair may go right to the top and has the potential to sink this government
Magaretta D'Arcy, a 79 year old peace activist who is also undergoing cancer treatment was arrested at home in Galway but NOT for bankrupting the country and saddling it with billions of debt, NOT for corruption and other white collar crime, but for the crime of having a conscience and actually caring about her fellow human beings. That's correct. In this country you can destroy it in all sorts of ways and you will be fine as no banker, politician, developer, bond holder or other types of people who have been involved in economically destroying this country, and causing widespread austerity, hardship and misery which in itself has led to many suicides and so forth. None of these people have come before the courts or been jailed. However for the really serious crimes of still having your humanity at 79 and doing something about it instead of shutting up and doing nothing, for these crimes, the state will bring the full force of the law against you and will always find some narrow argument to shut out the wider context of your action, to convict you and get you quickly behind bar. In that way the state quickly ensures that this dangerous contagion doesn't spread and it serves as a lesson to all as to what might happen to them.
Magaretta D'Arcy, a 79 year old peace activist who is also undergoing cancer treatment was arrested at home in Galway.
The Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring an invite only fracking workshop in London this Friday 15th Nov 2013 as part of its long term plan to introduce fracking in Ireland. It has already commissioned research to help 'determine best practice guidelines to regulate the shale gas industry in Ireland' (all their own words). There is no hint here fracking will NOT be allowed whatever the findings. This same body though is immune from prosecution under Irish law (See Box 1 below) making a mockery of it's regulatory role.
The future is not good for pensions and the further away you are from retirement the bleaker is the prospect that you will get anything like you have paid in. A number of factors have come into play to cause major trouble and nearly all of these affect the underlying basic fundamentals required for a pension system to work and along with the continual counter coup to remove the social gains of the past century by the financial elite, the prospects remain grim.
The coming referendum on the abolishment of Seanad Éireann would, if passed, remove the existing constitutional right of the President to refer proposed Bills to the people for a referendum. It would pass the initial responsibility of passing Bills into law onto the Dáil alone - a dangerous development, particularly where any ruling party might hold an overall majority.A vote to abolish the Seanad would in fact pass most law making decisions that impact upon the people to the Dáil alone, passing such responsibility to a single parliamentary body, thus removing existing safeguards meant to protect against the introduction of unconstitutional or politically or otherwise motivationally biased law.
Abolition of the Seanad would mean that a single body, the Dáil, will be responsible for passing any new laws through parliament, which must then be signed into law by the President.
However, the existing constitutional right of the President to refer any Bill to the people for referendum will be removed from the Constitution.
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Ireland: Housing “Catastrophe” – No Longer “Crisis” 15:13 Sat 25 May 0 comments
Make Palestine an EU & Local Election Issue! 00:31 Sat 18 May 0 comments
Houses Passes Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories 21:32 Fri 10 May 0 comments
Letter to British Ambassador re Julian Assange 23:59 Thu 02 May 0 comments
Veterans for Peace Banner Unfurled on the Way into Shannon 23:37 Wed 24 Apr 0 comments
Extinction Rebellion video report from Dublin 23:23 Wed 24 Apr 0 comments
Rewarded: Enda Kenny Joins Vulture Fund 23:47 Thu 11 Apr 0 comments
Senate Disaster Funding Fails Over Puerto Rico Aid Debate 16:58 Tue 02 Apr 0 comments
Speaking & Exhibition Tour - Palestinian artist and political cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh 22:41 Thu 28 Mar 0 comments
Latin America Week 2019 Programme -Sat April 6th - Sat April 13th 22:29 Thu 28 Mar 0 commentsmore >>
Extradition Then and Now May 09 0 comments
learn the hidden truth about fluoride May 08 0 comments
Young Journalist murdered by terrorists Apr 24 0 comments
UN to consider the Armenian Genocide Apr 24 0 commentsmore >>
Congress, White House Move Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories May 23 Jubilee USA Network 0 comments
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The Rise in Hate Speech Targeting Palestinians in Israeli Social Media Sun May 26, 2019 23:24 | Al-Shabaka
Far-Right Israeli Organization Publishes List of ?Disloyal? Professors Sun May 26, 2019 23:18 | IMEMC News & Agencies
Settlers Attack Home in Qalqilia, Assault Shepherd in Tubas Sun May 26, 2019 23:09 | IMEMC News & Agencies
Israeli Law Being Considered For All West Bank Settlements Sun May 26, 2019 22:56 | IMEMC News & Agencies
Detainees in Etzion Suffering Deplorable Conditions Sun May 26, 2019 22:37 | IMEMC News & Agencies