Update on Calais Camp

Report by Bairbre Flood Over 7,000 people are living in the unofficial refugee camp at Calais with over 50 new arrivals every day. Added to the already immense hardship of surviving in makeshift shelters or tents with no government support, an announcement was made by the Mayor of Calais in July that they are preparing…

The Socialist and Anti-Racist case against the EU

    On 23 June, 52% of British voters opted to leave the European Union. Both the official Remain and Leave campaigns resorted to racist fear-mongering as immigrants were offered as the scapegoat for a public that had experienced years of austerity and economic hardship.   Yet the EU is itself a fundamentally racist and…

AFTER BREXIT: Another Europe is Possible

    AFTER BREXIT: Another Europe Is Possible It is now no longer a question of whether, but when the UK will leave the European Union. Is this a major crisis for Ireland and the rest of the EU? Contrary to what some commentators would have us think the EU is not a benevolent egalitarian…