Jim O’Connell for Cork South Central

Why we need a new political movement. We need a new political movement that will clean up the corruption of Irish Politics and offer a real alternative to the existing political establishment. The People Before Profit Alliance is the start of such a movement. Instead of saying “Elect us and we will bring you change” …

The Economy Growns, but so Does Poverty

By Ed Harper People Before Profit Alliance (West Cork Branch) This government is renowned for its lying, but the explanation for why Kenny and crew claim there is growth and yet the signs of increasing poverty multiply is very straightforward.  The purpose of the austerity policy which has been oppressing the whole of the EU…

People Before Profit Calls on Cork to Say NO to Water Charges

The Cork branch of People Before Profit are calling for a massive outpouring of support on Leeside streets this Saturday, January 31st, as community groups and politicians come together to remind the government that the people will not accept water charges. Beginning at 2pm on the Grand Parade, this Saturday will once again see Cork…

Defeating the Water Charges in 2015

In 2014, the government was forced to backtrack on water charges by the sheer numbers who came out on street protests. But they are playing a longer game and are not giving up on their wider plans to make us pay for – and eventually privatise – water. One sign of this is the continuing…