Tag Archives: Austerity

Children of Austerity – Sugar babies

Since the introduction of increased tuition fees in the UK and further austerity in Ireland, there has been a noticeable mark up in the amount of young people (overwhelmingly women) signing up to websites which advertise their ‘company’ (often sex) … Continue reading

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Proud to be a dissident – overview of R2W march, Cork City, 23rd Jan, 2016

It was a miserable wet day in Cork City last Saturday as thousands of determined activists marched through the city to reassert our human right to water, and to send the message to the government parties (and those hopefuls waiting … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Spirit

After such dizzying highs based on artificial gains, the new lows brought on the Irish people have stunned, shocked and angered many. A long forgotten spirit has begun to return to the hearts and minds of people around Ireland, the … Continue reading

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Irish Water are Coming to the Rebel City – meter installations and the need for direct action

So the time has finally arrived, after over a year of witnessing communities nationwide mobilise against Irish Water by stopping smart meter installations, Irish Water now have their sights set on our City – the Rebel City. If I do say … 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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