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. The commission has essentially suggested…
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Pub Quiz Fundraiser
PBP Cork General Election Campaign Fundraiser Jim O’Connell for Cork South Central Thurs. Jan 14th 8pm Clancy’s Bar Prince’s St
A Radical Alternative Vision for Ireland – People Before Profit’s 3 Day Conference
Don’t miss People Before Profit’s 3 day conference 18th, 19th & 20th September; this is an opportunity to contribute your ideas for an alternative Ireland. Meetings on: Greece, Spain, Ireland- Debt, austerity and resistance; Pro-Choice – why we are for a woman’s right to choose; An alternative economic agenda – for people not profit; The…
Cork People Before Profit Alliance Cork’s Jim O’Connell on Red FM
Listen to Jim O’Connell, People Before Profit Alliance candidate for Cork South Central, on Red FM.
Proposed Legislation: Another Disgraceful Attack
Jim O’Connell, a spokesperson for the People Before Profit Alliance in Cork City slams the latest disgraceful attack by the government on the people of this country. The plans to deduct water charges from social welfare and wages is a serious abuse of power. The idea trying to use landlords to deduct the water charges from tenants deposits would put the landlords in the position of bully enforcers for a bully corrupt government.
A Proposal for a New Political Initiative
The anti-water charges movement, which has seen hundreds of thousands mobilise and become active in campaigning, has transformed politics in this country. It has forced climb-downs by the government and given people confidence and hope that the austerity agenda can be defeated. It has opened a potential to build a significant Left, working-class political movement.
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…