Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rebel Lives: Malcolm X – His teaching and relevance for today

We intend to make Rebel Lives a regular feature, with the purpose being to profile various revolutionaries from across the globe. Tonight we start with the iconic Malcolm X to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Last Saturday, the … Continue reading

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The Connolly Column

The following piece was gratefully submitted by one of our readers and is a brief overview of the legendary Connolly Column of the International Brigades that fought to defend the Spanish Republic during Franco’s counter-revolution I recently finished reading the book … Continue reading

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How do we best respond to the arrests of anti water tax campaigners?

In all the anger, argument, protesting and politicing around the recent spate of very political arrests of anti water tax protestors in Tallaght, the issue of why the government are doing this is being debated with little clarity being brought … Continue reading

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Political Policing, Cork Protests and Misguided Kerrymen

For the third morning in a row we awoke to the news that there had been a further four arrests in relation to the peaceful act of mass civil disobedience in Jobstown last November when Joan “Hide Your Phone” Burton … Continue reading

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“AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL — DO YOUR JOB!” – Protest outside Amnesty’s Dublin offices to highlight the human rights abuses of republican political prisoners, Sat 7th Feb 2015

The following is shared with kind permission of Diarmuid Breathnach over at the Rebel Breeze blog – https://rebelbreeze.wordpress.com/ “Amnesty International — do your job!” was shouted, to which the response came: “IRISH POLITICAL PRISONERS HAVE HUMAN RIGHTS!” On Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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Internment does exist in Ireland & human rights abuses are happening in British jails in the north.

Originally posted on The Risen People:
If you believe that everything in the North of Ireland has moved on and that policies such as ‘internment without charge or trial’ had been done away with after the signing of the ‘Good…

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Strengths of the Community Pillar of the anti water tax movement

The movement that has emerged in Ireland against the water tax is truly inspiring and has a depth and tenacity that the anti home tax movement lacked. There are numerous groups, parties, alliances, unions and organisations of all sorts involved … Continue reading

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