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ireland / britain / workplace struggles / opinion / analysis Tuesday February 23, 2016 17:50 by Tom Murray 1 image
To all of Ireland’s regime media - just what exactly is your problem with striking Luas workers?
The media demonising striking Luas workers suits their boss, Transdev, just fine. However, demonising striking workers suits your boss just fine too. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / migration / racism / opinion / analysis Wednesday October 14, 2015 20:10 by Tom Murray 1 image
Last weekend, ten people died in a fire at a halting site in South Dublin. Thomas Connors, Sylvia Connors, Willie Lynch, Tara Gilbert, and Jimmy Lynch and five children lost lives. Their deaths are a tragedy, and we mourn their loss. But we are also angry. Because we know the loss of their lives was not the outcome of chance or blind fate. Our society, its laws and its institutions are designed to marginalise, to penalise and to discriminate against Travellers (traditionally itinerant ethnic group) . So long as we accept these forms of oppression and exploitation, tragedy will follow tragedy. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / community struggles / opinion / analysis Thursday September 03, 2015 00:56 by Tom Murray 1 image
Last week, three children under the age of six slept rough in Dublin city centre while their parents stayed awake to watch over them. As of August 2015, this family is but one of 620 families in Ireland, including more than 1,300 children, who are homeless. The root of the current crisis of housing is the current crisis of capitalism. read full story / add a comment
Child-care in Ireland is so expensive because it is so undervalued. Only through care-workers’ collective withdrawal of labour will those who rely on us realise how vital our work is. read full story / add a comment