In the face of repression Palestine solidarity protests erupt on US college campuses

On Thursday, 18 April, 108 students at Columbia University in New York City were arrested for setting up an encampment on campus in solidarity with Palestine, calling both for a...
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50 years since the UWC stoppage

May 2024 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Ulster Workers’ Council (UWC) stoppage. This was a sectarian mobilisation which brought Northern Ireland to a standstill for two weeks, and...
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Plans to abolish character references in sexual offence cases pushed back yet again 

Plans to abolish the controversial use of character references in trials involving sex offenders have been put on hold for at least another three years. Another devastating blow for victims...
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Fight for comprehensive, secular LGBTQ+ RSE

We in the North are not unfamiliar with the dismal state of sex education in schools. For years, school students have reported RSE(Relationship & Sex Education) as outdated, unscientific, sexist...
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Capitalism and the care crisis

In 2022, Social Justice Ireland reported that the “working poor” had increased by 40% to 134,000, and that half of those households included a person with disabilities. Disabled people are...
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Why does US imperialism back the Israeli State?

Despite episodic and mild criticisms of the Israeli State’s action over the last few months, US imperialism’s support for the Gaza genocide has largely been unwavering. Its political representatives, from...
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Northern Irish capitalism: Misery and exploitation for workers and young people

Working class and young people have seen their wages eroded by an increasing cost-of-living, leading to a real downturn in standards of living. And the economy in the North seems...
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Donaldson arrest: Global spotlight remains on #MeToo

Sexual violence and abuse are endemic in our society. They occur at all levels, within families and in different organisations. Jeffrey Donaldson's (the now former leader of the main Unionist...
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No job losses – save our site!

In February EE/BT Group initiated a voluntary leavers package for all staff coupled with an announcement that this site was not part of their future strategy.
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Reclaiming the Radical Roots of International Women’s Day

Did you know that International Women’s Day (IWD) was actually born out of the women led, anti-capitalist struggles against war and imperialism?
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