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“Politicians are all the same“ is a very common refrain these days, and although it may disturb the more idealistic candidates and their canvassers, it has more than a grain of truth. The two governments that have reigned throughout the Irish economic meltdown have pursued the same policies, making the people pay for a crisis that was none of their doing.
The Galway Council of Trade Unions will host a public debate on the Fiscal Compact Treaty tonight at 9pm in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road.
While Labour will hold its 65th national convention in NUI Galway this weekend, the United Left Alliance Galway will hold a counter-conference to take a critical look at Labour and discuss alternatives for the Irish left.
Labour will mark the 100th anniversary of its foundation next week when it holds its National Conference in Galway, but the United Left Alliance will hold a two-day counter-conference, in protest against Labour’s decisions in government.
The United Left Alliance, the new force in Irish left wing politics, is to launch a Galway branch at a special public meeting next week.
Richard Boyd-Barrett, the newly elected People Before Profit TD, will address a public meeting next week, entitled ‘Where now for the Left in Irish politics?’
Socialist Party election candidate Conor Mac Liam is starting his campaign with a public meeting next Thursday to launch the United Left Alliance (ULA) in Kilkenny. Joe Higgins MEP (Socialist Party) and Cllr Seamus Healy (Tipperary Workers & Unemployed Action Group) are also on the bill.