Monthly Archives: April 2015

Unity is Strength! – a Critical view of Right2Water’s May Day Conference

  The following piece is an honest critique of the upcoming Right2Water May Day Conference from one Rebel that has grown skeptical of promises from unions and politicians… Unity is strength, is a truth spoken by a nave less of … Continue reading

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Foot soldier of US Imperialism honoured in Cork

Yesterday, Saturday, April 18th, in the picturesque town of Kinsale, County Cork, a plaque was unveiled by an organisation calling itself Irish Veterans in memory of Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, the inspiration behind the 2013 film Lone Survivor. The US ambassador to … Continue reading

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Rebel Lives: Staff Captain Joe McCann – Revolutionary Socialist Republican

The above image has become one of the most iconic images of the conflict in the north-east of Ireland, not only for what the photo itself captures, but also the story behind it. A guerilla fighter crouched beneath the Starry … Continue reading

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No Payslips, No Holiday Pay

The following piece is an overview of one Rebel’s experience over the past decade in the electrical industry with an emphasis on the negative effects the States policies of “austerity” has had on the conditions of workers in this field, … Continue reading

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Rebel Lives: Óglach Donnchadh de Barra – Volunteer Denis Barry

Today we bring you the second in our ‘Rebel Lives’ series, a tribute to Cork republican hunger striker, Vol. Denis Barry. This piece was originally published by our comrades at Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story, and can be viewed here. Although … Continue reading

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Victory to the Dunnes Workers!

    The Rebel City Writers wish to send our comradely support and solidarity to the striking Dunnes workers today. The decision to take strike action could not have been an easy one for the some 6,ooo workers that will … Continue reading

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