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James Connolly and why he still matters in 2018

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“Socialism will confiscate the property of the capitalist and in return will secure the individual against poverty and oppression; it, in return for so confiscating, will assure to all men and women a free, happy, and unanxious human life. And that is more than capitalism can assure anyone today.”

Hogan rules himself out of General Election bid

Former General Election candidate and current Sinn Féin councillor and group leader Paul Hogan has refused to allow his name to be nominated to contest the Longford-Westmeath Sinn Féin convention to be held in the Longford Arms on Saturday, December 2.

That was some year

What a tumultuous political year it’s been! It began with a sense that despite much turmoil and insurgency across the globe voters would shy away from the radical choices and that something akin to the ‘status quo’ would prevail. It ended with Madonna with no sense of irony berating the President-elect of the USA for engaging in sensationalist acts and rhetoric in order to generate publicity.

Trump, Truthiness, and 'race-baiting populism'

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There is a certain temptation these days to treat the US presidential election as some form of over-the-top reality TV show. Bring out the popcorn, bring out a buzzword bingo card, and sit back. There is certainly something of the fantastic in the air: "He couldn't! Could he?"

Death and carnage in France, Turkey, and the US

What an awful few days there has been again in this world in which we live.

 

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