However water charges are dressed up in Ireland, they should be ideologically opposed

      By Rob Winkel   The Irish water charges ‘Expert Commission’ has reported back following a months-long review of how water charges should be implemented. The commission was established in response to an election in which the majority of Irish voters voted for parties that pledged in their manifestos to abolish water charges. … More However water charges are dressed up in Ireland, they should be ideologically opposed

Gino Kenny asks Health Minister to facilitate access to medicinal cannabis for Ava Barry and Ronan Gaynor

Originally posted on Gino Kenny TD | People Before Profit Alliance/ Socialist Workers Party:
Gino with the parents of Ava Barry and Ronan Gaynor Plea made to access medicinal cannabis on compassionate grounds People Before Profit TD, Gino Kenny, author of the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016, has asked Health Minister, Simon Harris, to…

UPDATE 17/11: Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2016 will now be debated on December 1st

Originally posted on Gino Kenny TD | People Before Profit Alliance/ Socialist Workers Party:
UPDATE 17/11 from Gino Kenny: The Medicinal Cannabis Bill is now going to be debated on the 1st December at 7.30pm in the Dail. Thanks to the other TD’s in bringing it forward! Make It Medicine- Make It Happen. People Before Profit…

‘We’re trying to protect the integrity of teaching’: PBP interviews a striking ASTI teacher

ASTI teacher Kevin Wall was on a picket line at Deerpark CBS in Cork on Tuesday 8 November. Below is an interview in which he outlines the reasons for the ASTI industrial action, provides insight into the plight of teachers today and outlines the long-term dangers for the teaching profession if nothing is done to … More ‘We’re trying to protect the integrity of teaching’: PBP interviews a striking ASTI teacher

MASK SLIPS FROM FINE GAEL AND THEIR BIG BUSINESS BACKERS

Fine Gael ministers held a fund raising dinner in the Shelbourne Hotel where big legal and accountancy companies shelled out €550 a table to allow their representatives to run shoulders with government Ministers. But after a few drinks the blueshirts let their hair down and listened Michael O Leary, boss of Ryanair, stake out his … More MASK SLIPS FROM FINE GAEL AND THEIR BIG BUSINESS BACKERS