New Campaign to Fight for Access to Education for ASD Students

  Report by Mala O’Donoghue A new campaign to fight for autism-friendly schools was launched in a packed meeting in the Metropole Hotel in Cork on Monday December 12th . Among the attendees were members of the Cork branch of People before Profit. HOMEROOM which is campaigning for improvements in mainstream secondary school provision for…

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…

Addressing the Common Arguments Favouring Water Charges

Author: People Before Profit Cork   In the past week Fianna Fail abstained on a vote for a motion to scrap water charges. This is not a surprising development even if it is contrary to their election promises. The introduction of the double taxation of water charges (a sizeable portion of general taxation is meant…

People Before Profit Cork Calls for Support for Anti-Racism Day of Action

      PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT ALLIANCE CORK Press Release 04/02/2016 The People Before Profit Alliance i Cork Calls for Support for Anti Racism Day of Action The party known as Identity Ireland recently held a “press” conference in Blarney where they hosted Tommy Robinson, founder of the English Defence League, a far-right Islamaphobic group….