PEOPLES NEWS 130 - CONTENTShttp://www.people.ie/news/PN-130.pdfPage 1Lies and damned liesPage 3Failed TPP talks vindicate concerns on medicines and investor rightsPage 3People’s Movement on FacebookPage 4Building the EU CorePage 6Christine Lagarde, Greece and the American military-industrial complexPage 6Meanwhile in GreecePage 7More of the samePage 9The pow […]
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By Councillor Johnny Mythen Fishermen along the east coast are very concerned that their operations may be tied-up over the coming days and weeks as the ice plants in the three major ports are temporary closed due to health and safety concerns. The fact that the three are closed at the one time is causing and will cause, huge losses to the economy of the sou […]
A South Korean prosecutor has charged three former directors of the country’s spy agency of secretly diverting funds from the agency’s clandestine budget to aid the country’s disgraced former President, Park Geun-hye.
The headquarters of the European Banking Authority (EBA), currently in London, will move to Paris after Brexit. After three voting rounds at a ministerial meeting in Brussels, Dublin and Paris tied. The EU presidency - held by Estonia - subsequently drew lots and Paris won. Eight cities had been a candidate to host the EBA. The location for the European Medi […]
https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/garda-on-sick-leave-due-to-persistent-bullying-harassment-and-racial-torment-launches-court-challenge-815008.html ---Quote--- He has been stationed at Dun Laoghaire and Shankill Garda...
We are reposting this story due to its importance and the way it highlights the workings of the empire work On July 14 this year a British man from the Manchester area named Benjamin Stimson, aged 41, a man the London Times called a “socialist” to add to his crimes, was convicted under the British Terrorism Act for “facilitating” acts of “terrorism” by servi […]
Below is the full FOI release in relation to Ken’s story in TheJournal. CONCERNS WERE RAISED in the Department of Social Protection over calling people “cheats” as part of the controversial advertising campaign on social welfare launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar while he was Minister for Social Protection. The ‘Welfare Cheats Cheat Us All’ campaign … Contin […]
The SIPTU Dublin District Council hosted a march and ceremony to mark the unveiling of a plaque dedicated to the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) outside the Marino College of Further Education, Connolly House, North Strand Road, on Friday, 11th March. The unveiling ceremony outside the Marino College of Further Education was addressed by a number of speakers includ […]
I went to my first Sinn Féin Ard Fheis about fifty years ago. I say about fifty years ago because I don’t recall if it was in 1967 or 1968 and I haven’t the time to check out the dates. Suffice to say it was a long time ago. I was the youngest in a small delegation of Belfast comrades including the late Seán McCormack. We stayed in The Castle Hotel in Gardin […]
This from the Guardian… One of the world’s biggest logistics companies, whose clients include Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Primark, has said it is “bordering on insanity” to think new Brexit customs systems will be in place for 2019. Leigh Pomlett, the executive director of CEVA Group, which specialises in road, air and ocean-going freight, said Downing […] […]
You don’t have to be a Corbynista to know that the Establishment does not encourage radical politics of the genuinely socialist kind and that it will do whatever it can to belittle any group garnering mass support for daring to challenge the status quo. In the domain of cultural practice, mutatis mutandis, hugely important figures like Ken Loach and James Ke […]
I There is a lot more to class than accent or dialect. It is a power relation, the dynamics of which have shaped the contours of the Irish state since its establishment over 90 years ago in the courtyard of Dublin Castle. The economic interests of Ireland’s moneyed class have had an inordinate influence on our [...]
Unlike hosting the Rugby World Cup, the global economy is no longer an “all-or-nothing” game of nations pitted against each other where for one side to win the other must lose. It’s more nuanced. Nor is the national economy like the national soccer team; in the global game for prosperity there are no qualifiers [...]
This is the Michael Hudson “TED TALK” on economics. It covers everything you need to know about our failed global economic system and what to do about it, as featured in his book, J IS FOR JUNK ECONOMICS – A GUIDE TO REALITY IN AN AGE OF DECEPTION. Transcript (edited) Ross: The common refrain that Continue Reading
from David Ruccio Wealth inequality in the United States has reached such extreme levels it is almost impossible to put it into perspective. But the folks at the Institute for Policy Studies (pdf) have found a novel way, by comparing the fortunes of the 400 wealthiest Americans to the meager assets of everyone else. Here’s […]
There is a much-discussed in the crypto-sphere chart making rounds these days, plotting Bitcoin price dynamics against the historical bubbles of the past:The chart is striking. Albeit simplistic. See Note 1 below for a technical argument on the chart timing.On price dynamics alone, Bitcoin looks like a sure bubble - a disaster waiting to happen. But Bitcoin […]
Editor’s Note: Cult leader Charles Manson (83), who orchestrated the murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, has died of natural causes at Kern County hospital, according to a California Department of Corrections statement. He had spent nearly half a century in prison. This piece was originally publ […]
Gerry Adams’ departure is a defining moment for Sinn Fein. It will signal a changing of the guard that will be both a challenge to and opportunity for the party. Gerry Adams was the personification of the armed force Republican tradition in Irish politics- hence why many political opponents, victims and Troubles’ survivors can not more...
Perched on snug cushions surrounding a makeshift table, a group of late teens sipped cups of piping hot tea and hunted a night-time killer. “I believe you're the murderer,” said one young woman, pointing an accusing finger at another member of the group. “My intuition tells me so.” There was a vote, and the accused was rounded on, judged guilty and elim […]
Israel to deport 40,000 African asylum seekers 'without their consent' to Rwanda or Uganda. According to Israeli media the refugees will be sent to Rwanda for which Israel will pay the African nation $5,000 per head.
The Nazareth Magistrate's Court will hear the appeal of poet Dareen Tatour to abolish her house detention on Monday, November 20, at 10:00 am. Dareen was arrested on October 11, 2015. She spent 3 months in different prisons. Now...