Northern Ireland

Does Sinn Fein victory bring a united Ireland any closer?

Sinn Fein victory runs into Unionist veto

Bernie McAdam  ·  31 May 2022

Bloody Sunday: 50 years without justice

On 30 January 1972, Bloody Sunday, the British Parachute Regiment shot dead 13 unarmed civil rights protesters in Derry and wounded 15 others.

Bernie McAdam  ·  30 January 2022

Bobby Sands: Irish freedom fighter 1954-1981

Forty years ago, the death of Bobby Sands reverberated throughout the world in a way that no other event has done in recent Irish history.

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  05 May 2021

Unionism in crisis as Loyalists lash out

For a workers' republic of Ireland.

Bernie McAdam  ·  21 April 2021

Brexit talks hang in the balance

Deal or no deal, the working class loses.

Tim Nailsea  ·  13 November 2020

1920: the Irish war of independence

100 year anniversary.

Bernie McAdam  ·  15 October 2020

Double bluff or full throttle towards the Brexit precipice?

What happened to the "oven ready" Brexit?

Dave Stockton  ·  13 September 2020

Workers Must Take Control of the Lockdown

Coronavirus is demonstrating the essential basis upon which our society exists: the working class and the necessity of labour. Workers and their unions must take the lead and control this lockdown.

Bernie McAdam  ·  31 March 2020

Northern Ireland: Healthworkers battle on

ON 18 DECEMBER over 20,000 Northern Ireland health workers from four unions, RCN, Unison, NIPSA and Unite were involved in strike action in pursuit of pay parity and improved staffing […]

Bernie McAdam  ·  01 March 2020

Playing the Orange Card

The Brexit campaign has been directly responsible for a huge spike in national chauvinism and racist violence. To deny or minimise this, as some on the left do, is to completely ignore the impact of reactionary arguments like “needing to take control of our borders”, “stopping free movement from the EU” and “restoring national sovereignty” that have dominated the Brexit agenda. There is no progressive dynamic here but a reactionary harking back to Britain’s imperial past and accepting the myth that migrants are to blame for economic woes.

Bernie McAdam  ·  19 November 2019

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