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All the latest news posted to Indymedia Ireland's open publishing newswire. Indymedia Ireland is a collectively run media outlet for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth, offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage of Ir



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Netanyahu, Tell the World the Truth!

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:55:45 +0100

It looks at the relationship of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel.



Census 2016 – Hard Evidence of the Inequalities Faced by Irish Travellers

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:50:11 +0100

Pavee Point welcomes the hard evidence in Census 2016 figures released Thurs 12th Oct of the continuing inequalities faced by Irish Travellers.

“These inequalities cannot continue to be ignored,” said Ronnie Fay, Co Director Pavee Point.

“These figures show the huge gaps that continue to exist in Traveller health, education, employment and accommodation.”

“Travellers are dying 6 times younger and are poorer educated than the general population. With low education achievement it’s no surprise we’re living with an 80% unemployment figure,” said Martin Collins Co Director, Pavee Point.



The Rebirth of Marxism - Conference announcement and call for papers

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:08:01 +0100

Haunting the future
The ReBirth of Marxism: Haunting the Future

National University of Ireland Maynooth, 4 – 5 May 2018
Call for papers

In his play Marx in Soho, Howard Zinn has Marx ask “Don’t you wonder why it is necessary to proclaim me dead, again and again?”

May 5, 2018 will be Marx’s 200th anniversary – one among many anniversaries which remind us of Marx and Engels’ long-lasting impact on the modern world. As we send this out, we are sandwiched between the 150th anniversary of Capital and the 100th of what Gramsci called a “Revolution against Capital” in Russia. Our conference includes the May Day bank holiday, celebrated by the traditional labour movement – but it also marks the 50th anniversary of the start of “May 1968” in Paris, while “Ireland’s 1968” is sometimes dated to the violent suppression of a civil rights demonstration in Derry, five months later.



Public Meeting with Ray McGovern Former CIA Analyst

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:16:35 +0100

(image) US-Russian Tension - Highest since the Cuban Missile Crisis
Organised by the IAWM and PANA

Speaker: Ray McGovern
Former CIA Presidential Briefer / Russian Expert

When & Where: Thursday 19th of October @ 7pm - 9pm
The Pearse Centre 27 Pearse St Dublin 2



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The Dangers of Using a Civilian Airport like Shannon to Transport US Military Cargo

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 21:40:31 +0100

(image) Recent discussions about the safety or otherwise of having the US military flying in and out of Shannon Airport gave us reason to recall an incident in March 2008 in which a Murray Air aircraft was involved in an emergency landing at Shannon. This was after it was seen flying over Askeaton, which is across the River Shannon estuary from the airport, with flames coming from one of its engines. Residents of the County Limerick town described their windows rattling and houses shaking as the cargo plane flew low over a housing estate in the town.


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IMF and World Bank Meetings Begin With Growth Forecasts and Crisis Risk Warnings; Development Group Says We Lack Tools to Prevent Next Global Economic Crisis

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:36:27 +0100

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank begin their annual meetings which run between October 13th and 15th.



Protest against opening of Scientology Europe HQ in Ireland!

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:12:06 +0100

(image) Protest against opening of new Scientology Europe HQ here in Ireland!

Saturday the 14th October @13.30pm,

CSI Centre(Victory Outreach), Firhouse Road, Tymon South, Dublin 24


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IMF Reports Global Growth and Releases New Ways to Predict Economic Crisis

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:39:23 +0100

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) releases its biannual report on global economic stability and presents new indicators it says can help predict financial crisis.



Invitation To Public To High Court Climate Case

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:21:38 +0100

Press Release - Friends of the Irish Environment - Mon 9th Oct 2017
Friends of the Irish Environment is celebrating our 20th anniversary in the High Court which is currently hearing two of our Judicial Reviews as we launch our 20th anniversary €20 fund raiser.

We’re inviting the public to join us and see our challenges unfold.



Government plays cynical game with Dunnes workers livelihoods

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:57:00 +0100

(image) This week in the Oireachtas workers on insecure hour contracts became collateral damage in a cynical game of power play politics by the government. A disgraceful ploy to block the David Cullinane TD sponsored Banded Hours Contract Bill was concocted by raising a spurious money message mechanism which government conveniently uses to halt the progress of opposition bills that have a genuine chance of succeeding in the Dail.


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Rallying for Choice in Belfast 14th October 2017

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:28:25 +0100

On 14th October 2017, Rally for Choice will march through the streets of Belfast. - Last year saw us counter protest the Rally for Life in the North of Ireland, for the first time we marched against their lies instead of our usual static demo. Our counter protest was a huge success, despite being organised at short notice and with only a handful of activists. The protest burst across our streets and convened at Buoy Park afterwards for speakers. We outnumbered the Rally for Life 2016 significantly



Latin America Solidarity Campaign (LASC) AGM

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:21:41 +0100

(image) Our Annual General meeting will take place on the 12th of October from 6pm.

After the meeting, we will hold a public talk with two human rights defenders from Mexico, Marcos Arturo Leyva Madrid, founder of Educa, and Rosalinda Diocinio, leader of COPUVO. This public talk is organised jointly with PBI Ireland.


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THE PATHOLOGY OF EMPIRE

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 15:04:02 +0100

(image) TURNED INSIDE OUT
THE PATHOLOGY OF EMPIRE
TURNED INSIDE OUT


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Trump Calls for Puerto Rico's Debt to be "Wiped Out"

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:25:07 +0100

In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, President Trump called for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out.



screening of 'Fire' (1996)

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:24:16 +0100

--A beautiful film on empowering, electrifying, epic love.



Puerto Rico and US Virgin Island Religious Leaders Issue Debt and Aid Statement As President Trump Visits Islands

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 20:07:46 +0100

As President Trump visits Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, island religious leaders are calling for aid, debt relief and measures to end child poverty. The statement is issued by San Juan's Catholic Archbishop, Roberto González Nieves, St. Thomas' Catholic Bishop Herbert A. Bevard and Evangelical Bible Society Head Reverend Heriberto Martínez.



World Culture Market

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:13:51 +0100

(image) World Culture Market
Dublins only ethnic bazaar offering stalls from around the world, street-food, pop-up workshops, live music and great vibes


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Good Cop/Bad Cop : Spanish Guardia Civil attack Catalan president's electoral vote centre.

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:17:52 +0100

(image) A little over a week ago the Spanish state attempted to take control of the Mossos d'Esquadra the Catalan national police force whose men and women have sworn an oath of fealty to Catalonia and answer to the Catalan government "la Generalitat". The Mossos sidestepped all such attempts.
The Spanish ministry of the Interior ordered the Mossos to cordon off with "do not cross police" tape and guards all potential 6000+ electoral centres. A civil rights movement emerged intent on protecting those centres. Friday afternoon parents and teachers as well as children stayed on.at
At 06h23 this morning I went to the school in my area, known to some as the "Forat". A neighbourhood which has a long and sometimes difficult history of confrontation policing (lives lost or ruined), and is considered by some the anarchist heart of the city. I joined the civil rights movement there.


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Barcelona kids as human shields for Oct 1 referendum

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:44:29 +0100

(image) final opinion poll : 62% intend to vote 83% will vote yes to independent republic
October 1st, tomorrow at time of writing shall see the "illegal referendum on Catalan independence and conversion to a republic". On September 20th the central Spanish state launched an extraordinary campaign of intimidation and criminalisation. Ministers of the regional government were arrested. Printers were searched and ballot papers confiscated. Websites were closed down. 3 cruise liners hired by the Spanish state provide accommodation to police and paramilitary police drafted in to prevent voting, counting and disemination of information related to the referendum.
I shall later provide more information drawing on the wealth of archived articles on this node of indymedia which I hope and always hoped would explain the route from the fringe to centre of the process of Catalan self-determination. For the moment, the final opinion poll published today shows the intent of 63% of the enfranchised wish to vote & of those 83% will vote yes.


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David Cronin Book Tour: Balfour’s Shadow: A Century of British Support for Zionism & Israel (23 – 28 Oct)

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:14:25 +0100

(image) Between Monday 23rd and Saturday 28th October 2017 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is honoured to host Irish journalist David Cronin as he tours Ireland to launch his new book, ‘Balfour’s Shadow: A Century of British Support for Zionism and Israel’ (Pluto, 2017). Come along to one of the talks to hear from David – copies of the book will be available to buy at the event and the author will be happy to sign them after his talk.


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