Category Archives: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

The Future is Unwritten: Culture And Struggle

Culture, and specifically music, is an often neglected but hugely important factor in any struggle against an oppressive system. In modern times, we’ve largely ignored the cultural struggle. Most music today only props up the individualist consensus and is a … Continue reading

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Election 2016: The year of the hotel children

We wait as a nation to hear the game played, On radio to paper the clowns run parade. Negotiated talks from closed wooden doors Lay maps of a future for babes still to borne. The hotel children hidden in Aistear … Continue reading

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Rebel Music: The Ballad of the Hopeful Voter

A few weeks back I was trying to think up a few anti-government chants and came up with a rather catchy chorus, if I do say so myself, to the tune of the famous Irish rebel song “Go On Home (British … Continue reading

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Rebel City Media: Welcome To Ireland

The above is a very poignant video uploaded to YouTube recently by community activists from Mahon Says No. The video depicts images of post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and the so-called recovery, aptly appearing over an absolutely beautiful piece of music from … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Readers!

Happy New Year to all our readers, from all the Rebel City Writers! The first posts were published to this blog on the 10th of January 2015 and it’s fair to say we’ve done alright over the past 12 months. We … Continue reading

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Rebel Music: Which Side Are You On? REMIX – Rebel Diaz ft. Dead Prez and Rakaa Iriscience

Like a lot of people my political and social outlook has been heavily shaped by the music I listen to, in particular hip-hop music. As such it is only right to include a “Rebel Music” section on this blog where … Continue reading

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Rebel Review – “Jimmy’s Hall”

After a short hiatus we are back with the first in our Rebel Review series, which we hope to make a regular feature on our blog. Today we post a review of Ken Loach’s film on the Irish Communist Jimmy Gralton, … Continue reading

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