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ireland / britain / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday May 15, 2007 - 18:24 by Joe
On May 24th, 2007, the people of the Republic of Ireland will cast their votes in a general election. This election will be a farce, where the people get to choose between a list of nearly-identical politicians, with identical policies, based on promises that nobody believes. That's what they call democracy. ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / history of anarchism / news report Sunday May 06, 2007 - 03:23 by Joe
The WSM has recently added 6 PDF's of anarchist publications from Ireland or about Ireland of the period from 1970 to 1983 (WSM was founded 1984). Today we make available an article published by the Belfast anarchist paper Outta Control written at the start of the Hunger Strike. ... read full story / add a comment
Sheel car tries to break blockade
ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Monday April 30, 2007 - 19:31 by Joe   image 6 images
This morning at 7.30 Dublin Shell to Sea members brought a taste of Mayo to Corrib House. Over 50 people took part in an ongoing blockade of the three entrances of the Shell HQ. The protest was peaceful with protesters linking arms and standing in front of the cars of employees as they attempted to enter the underground car park. According to Dublin Shell to Sea the aim of the blockade was "to shut down Shell E&P Ireland's offices ... to highlight the giveaway of Ireland's offshore gas." ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Thursday April 26, 2007 - 21:09 by Kevin Doyle
In January 2005, Michael X, a courier driver, went to see his GP complaining of recurrent diarrhoea and passing some blood. Following an examination, his GP sent a letter to arrange for an appointment with a gastro-enterologist for specialist assessment. His appointment arrived in the post - he could see the consultant in July, six months later. ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / anarchist movement / news report Wednesday April 25, 2007 - 00:06 by WS
The Workers Solidarity Movement is an organisation of working class anarchists who have come together to maximise the impact of anarchist ideas. Pooling the resources of many people allows us to distribute 6,000 copies of this paper every two months, and 1,000 copies of our twice yearly magazine, Red & Black Revolution. It allows us to discuss the best ways to advance working class interests, and prioritise particular activities rather than be so widely dispersed as to have little effect. ... read full story / add a comment
The Rogue Agency Displays its True Colours (after the demo they take their anti-choice banners down)
ireland / britain / gender / news report Monday April 23, 2007 - 01:48 by pro-choice activist   image 3 images
Advertised as a pregnancy counselling agency, it subjects women in crisis
pregnancies to psychological manipulation, misleading and deliberately lying
about pregnancy and abortion services to prevent women from travelling for
abortion services. The lies they tell clients are designed to force women to
feel guilt and shame for even considering abortion as an option. ... read full story / add a comment
Whitehall - where Captain Jack White died in 1946
ireland / britain / history of anarchism / press release Thursday April 19, 2007 - 00:04 by Kevin Doyle   text 2 comments (last - sunday december 16, 2007 - 21:44)   image 1 image
“The Burning” – PDF here– is a full length play written about the circumstances surrounding the destruction Captain Jack White’s papers following his death in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in 1946. White, as many people will know, was one of the more well known figures in Irish history that identified with anarchism. The only son of British Boer War hero, Sir George Stuart White (“The Hero Of Ladysmith”), he was assured a bright future in the upper echelons of the British military until his conscience intervened and he resigned his commission. ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / workplace struggles / news report Thursday April 05, 2007 - 22:27 by Gregor Kerr
The nurses’ work-to-rule and their threat to escalate the action next week has been met with an outraged onslaught by Mary Harney and Bertie Ahern. The sight of a group of workers standing up and demanding their rights has become so unusual that it seems as if the government cannot believe the temerity of the nurses in doing just that.
Nurses – through the Irish Nurses Organisation and the Psychiatric Nurses Association – have put forward two key demands
· A 10% pay increase to bring their pay back in line with other health workers
· The introduction of a 35-hour working week, again bringing their working hours in line with other health workers ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / economy / news report Thursday March 29, 2007 - 19:08 by W   image 1 image
This (Tuesday 27 March 07) morning myself and a number of my comrades from the WSM along with members of Eirigi occupied the roof and reception of Corrib House to draw attention to the state giveaway of Irelands natural resources. Outlined here is my understanding of why we need to act to regain control of our resources. ... read full story / add a comment
Banners on the roof, placards in the door
ireland / britain / economy / news report Tuesday March 27, 2007 - 19:24 by Joe   text 2 comments (last - thursday march 29, 2007 - 23:57)   image 5 images
Shells HQ on Leeson street in Dublin has been occupied by activists protesting the give away of Ireland natural resources to this corporation depriving the health and education system of billions of euro worth of needed funds. ... read full story / add a comment
Το WSM συμμετείχε σε διαδήλωση αλληλεγγύης στους Δανούς αναρχικούς και κοινωνικούς αγωνιστές, στις 9 Μάρτη, έξω από τη δανέζικη πρεσβεία στο Δουβλίνο. ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / repression / prisoners / news report Monday March 12, 2007 - 05:16 by Ronan   image 3 images
On Friday the WSM joined a demonstration in solidarity with those arrested in Copenhagen since the eviction of Ungdomshuset, an autonomous social centre, on Thursday 1st of March. Around 20-30 people from Anarchist Prisoner Support, Polish Anarchist Federation and the WSM gathered outside the Danish embassy on St. Stephen's Green. ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / repression / prisoners / news report Wednesday March 07, 2007 - 23:19 by NCA   image 2 images
To people living in the North Inner City, the recent revelations at the Dublin City coroner’s court at the inquest into the death of young Terence Wheelock will not come as a surprise. Terence went into a coma from which he never recovered, after sustaining injuries in Store Street Garda station. One witness to his arrest said the Gardai ‘whacked Terence’s head off the side of the van and twisted his broken arm behind his back’. ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / anarchist movement / news report Monday March 05, 2007 - 20:15 by J.Carax   image 5 images
Saturday March 3rd saw Dublin's Second Anarchist Bookfair was extremely well attended and proved to be a huge success. ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / anarchist movement / news report Saturday March 03, 2007 - 00:45 by RBR   text 2 comments (last - saturday march 03, 2007 - 05:07)   image 1 image
The Spring 2007 issue of Red & Black Revolution is back from the printers and can be bought from any WSM member ... read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / anarchist movement / news report Friday March 02, 2007 - 18:48 by NCA
Saturday, March 3rd will see Dublin’s Second Anarchist Book Fair, a free, public event packed to the brim with radical bookstalls, meetings and social events. Last year, the event was held in the Meath Street Area and proved a great success. This year, due to the increased demand for stalls and meetings, we’ve moved to a larger venue, in the Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square, in Dublin’s North Inner City. ... read full story / add a comment
Picture by áine archaigh - Rossnowlagh Residents' Association - from indymedia.ie
ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Tuesday February 27, 2007 - 22:13 by Sov   image 5 images
About 900 people marched through the rain on Saturday in Dublin in solidarity with the community in Rossport who are opposing Shell Oil's attempts to build a dangerous pipeline close to their home. ... read full story / add a comment
irlandia / wielka brytania / workplace struggles / news report Monday February 26, 2007 - 20:14 by sovietpop
Ostatni byliśmy świadkami walecznych zmagań emigranckich pracowników o równe płace i warunki pracy takie same jak ich irlandzkich kolegów. 900 tureckich pracowników i 300 irlandzkich zostało zatrudnionych przez firmę budowlana GAMA. Zgodnie z umowa o zarejestrowanym zatrudnieniu, żaden z pracowników budowlanych który pracuje legalnie, nie może być zatrudniany za mniej niż 12.96 eu za godzinę, jednak GAMA płaciła swym tureckim pracownikom zaledwie 2.20 za godzinę. ... read full story / add a comment
irlandia / wielka brytania / workplace struggles / news report Thursday February 22, 2007 - 18:25 by Alan Mac Simoin
Końcem 2005 roku dwa promy należące do Irish Ferries zostały okupowane przez załogę broniąca się w ten sposób przez wkroczeniem ochrony która miała za zadanie zastąpić ich pracowników innymi. W piątek w rożnych miastach Irlandii ponad 100 tysięcy osób opuściło swe stanowiska pracy przystępując do marszu solidarnościowego z uczestnikami okupacji. Ugoda z firma została osiągnięta ,związki obwieściły zwycięstwo ale czy ta ugoda to prawdziwe zwycięstwo? ... read full story / add a comment
irlandia / wielka brytania / workplace struggles / news report Thursday February 22, 2007 - 18:23 by Workers Solidarity
Na przełomie lipca i sierpnia główne polskie media przedstawiły historie dwóch polskich pracowników zwolnionych z dublinskigo TESCO z powodu walki o prawa pracownicze. Pikiety zorganizowane przez Tymczasowy Komitet Obrony Robotników odbyły się w kilku miastach w Irlandii, Anglii i Polski. Polskie gazety nazwały to „globalną akcją przeciw Tesco!”. Jeden z wyrzuconych pracowników, Radek Sawicki opowiada nam o swojej walce z TESCO i jej konsekwencjami. ... read full story / add a comment
George Floyd: one death too many in the “land of the free”
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