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…

Open letter – recognition of the travelling community as an ethnic minority

Human Rights in Ireland Open Letter: Recognition of the Travelling Community as an Ethnic Minority in Ireland November 27, 2015 We would like to lend our strong support to the motion recently before the Dail to recognise Travellers as an ethnic minority. This is a long overdue development. The preventable tragedy of Carrickmines brings this…