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international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Wednesday November 16, 2011 15:57 by Samuel Albert
The euphoria has evaporated. While today's raucous political climate is very different than the years before Hosni Mubarak's ouster, when an enforced silence and stillness prevailed, it has also changed markedly since the period immediately preceding and following his 11 February forced resignation. Now, among the millions who participated in or supported that revolt and more broadly, there is a feeling that the situation is becoming increasingly complex, unsettled and dangerous. Marches, strikes, sit-ins and other protests happen every day, but many ordinary people are becoming more passive. There is a chill in the air that comes from more than the approaching winter. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Friday November 11, 2011 13:36 by Paddy Hackett   text 12 comments (last - monday november 21, 2011 12:09)
Gurdgiev makes the false assumption that capitalism isa rational system that serves the interests of all citizenry if rationally organised. Like the reformists on the Left he believes that a reformed capitalist social system can advance the interests of the capitalist class, middle and working class. In this way he is an idealist reformist who mistakenly believes that reason (ideas) can determine social reality. To achieve economic recovery he argues that that there must be a massive reduction in state spending on a scale that makes past and present governments' reductions look lilliputian. He shows here his failure to understand the nature and function of state spending under capitalism. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Saturday November 05, 2011 21:59 by John Throne and Richard Mellor.   text 10 comments (last - wednesday november 16, 2011 10:21)
How the movement can be expanded and taken forward

Oakland City Council's phony concerns exposed. How can we broaden the OWS movement? The most important achievement of the OWS movement so far is that it has shifted the national debate about the economic crisis. OWS has put the hedge fund managers, banks, speculators and other wasters who are responsible for the mess we are in on the defensive. The OWS movement has also reintroduced the tactics that built the Unions and the civil rights movement in the Apartheid South-----mass direct action and defiance of the law----and has brought the nature of the system to the front burner. Capitalism, the so-called free market and possible alternatives to its madness are being discussed by millions of Americans. read full story / add a comment
#OccupyWaterford: We the 99% of ireland, demand a sovereign republic, free of corporate control.
national / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday November 02, 2011 08:53 by #OccupyWaterford   text 20 comments (last - friday december 02, 2011 20:00)   image 7 images
We the 99% of ireland, demand a sovereign republic, free of corporate control. We demand control of all natural resources within our land and sea borders. We demand a setting up of a non-usurious national bank, printing debt-free money and acting as a utility for the people only. We demand a court system acting under a natural system of law which mirrors the Brehon system of our ancestors. We demand all corporations be held accountable for all serious breach of the law. We demand all men/women on this Island have access to the freedoms that were the original intention of the creation of the Republic. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 01, 2011 07:17 by London Catholic Worker   text 1 comment (last - tuesday november 01, 2011 07:23)
On Saturday Oct 29th. London Catholic Worker was invited to take part in the "Sermon on the Steps" of St. Paul's Cathedral organised by Occupy London. Here's some youtube of "Sermon on the Steps".... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF9fIssJFQ4 Here's the Catholic Worker, christian @narchist sermon from Saturday............... read full story / add a comment
cork / anti-capitalism / press release Monday October 31, 2011 22:50 by Eoghan McMahon   text 1 comment (last - wednesday november 02, 2011 22:31)   1 attached file
Occupy Cork is holding a 'reverse bank robbery' to highlight the overnments signing off on a $1 billion bond, on behalf of the now defunct Anglo Irish Bank. Article lists details of the protest, quotes from activists and contact details. read full story / add a comment
Comment on Eoghan Harris in Independent Newspapers publication
national / anti-capitalism / news report Friday October 28, 2011 11:11 by Napper Tandy   text 9 comments (last - tuesday november 01, 2011 19:18)   image 1 image
Eoghan Harris destroyed Gay Mitchell's campaign by advising him to launch a reactionary blueshirt assault on Martin McGuinness. See:

Gay Blueshirt Mitchell becomes Eoghan Harris's candidate
http://www.indymedia.ie/article/100648

Never a man to allow sentiment to delay him, Harris switched at the last minute to the one reactionary he thought would win, Sean Gallagher. Just like in 1997 when 'tribal time bomb' Mary McAleese won, the Harris touch turned to dust.

Higgins will win and Martin McGuinness will elect him on transfers - the worst of all Harris worlds. Higgins lifted Section 31 censorship restrictions on Sinn Fein in 1994 and paved the way for the peace process and Sinn Fein electoral advance. Harris hated all of that. read full story / add a comment
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international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Thursday October 27, 2011 20:16 by Tom   text 2 comments (last - friday october 28, 2011 10:16)   image 1 image
Reformists clash with the revolutionaries for years on the methods of struggle against capitalism. The first group is criticized for its strategy of building a new society step by step. Revolutionaries say that it will never happen because real liberation requires radical action and confrontation with the enemy. But reformists say that revolutionary methods are based on short-term changes that lead to violence and it is never possible to predict the outcome of the revolution. read full story / add a comment
#OccupyBelfast: WE ARE THE 99%
international / anti-capitalism / news report Thursday October 27, 2011 13:19 by #OccupyBelfast supporter   text 5 comments (last - tuesday november 01, 2011 22:43)   image 23 images   video 3 video files
ANTI-CAPITALIST protestors at a camp opposite St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast yesterday vowed to continue their protest come “rain or no rain”. They have been camping out in Writer’s Square, in the Cathedral Quarter since last Friday (Oct 21). read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Monday October 24, 2011 02:01 by Anarchist International
An article written presumably for a non-Irish audience but still relevant to the discussions regarding the Real IRA, nationalism, and capitalism. Food for thought, at least... read full story / add a comment
#OccupyGalway
galway / anti-capitalism / news report Saturday October 22, 2011 10:24 by #OccupyGalway   text 8 comments (last - wednesday november 02, 2011 13:28)   image 24 images   video 4 video files
#OccupyEyreSquare: Public Awareness Day, today 1pm

Come along to hear some key speakers on issues relating to the economic MESS we are all facing! This will be a day of solidarity with Occupy protests taking place in over 1600 cities worldwide. Come and show your support and have YOUR voice heard. Live music, refreshments and fun to be had as well!

Occupy Galway is part of the international movement against austerity measures imposed on ordinary people around the world. We are all part of the 99% who, so far, have been subject to economic inequality and social injustice from the 1% who control the world's resources. We, the 99% demand:

1 - The removal of the IMF and ECB from all Irish financial affairs;
2 - That the national debt imposed on Irish people from the bank bailouts be lifted;
3 - The return of Irish resources (gas, oil, forestry) to the people of Ireland;
4 - Real particpatory democracy.

THIS IS NOT A RECESSION, IT'S A ROBBERY!!!

See you there! read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / press release Monday October 17, 2011 21:38 by Eugene Mc Cartan
The Irish establishment are pauperising our people and our country, leaving our people to super-exploitation and rip-off. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday October 11, 2011 16:10 by Trade Union TV   text 3 comments (last - friday october 14, 2011 15:31)   video 1 video file
What's the issue? What's not the issue- because something has to be done and if not us then who.

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Michael Albert speaking engagements in Dublin for Oct 11th, 12th & 13th
dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday October 05, 2011 13:55 by Fintan   text 9 comments (last - friday october 21, 2011 11:03)   image 3 images   video 4 video files   2 attached files
Michael Albert, writer, activist, author of 'Parecon - Life after Capitalism' and co-founder of ZNet, will be speaking at various locations in Dublin on 11th and 12th of October 2011 (details below).

Subjects include media, participatory economics, the creation of a new international organisation for a participatory society, and strategy for social change.

The events are part of a visit that involves UK, Ireland and Spain. Website and further info available here.

Attached are a flyer and poster if you wish to promote the events.

Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.
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dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday October 04, 2011 23:48 by Paul O'Sullivan
The NATO bombardment of Yugoslavia in 1999 was led by former US President Bill Clinton. Clinton, for a massive fee, is guest speaker at the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle on 7th/8th October 2011. Other criminals in Dublin for this event will be the IMF-EU-ECB ‘Troika’. Here to set the economic rules for the Irish government.

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#OCCUPYWALLSTREET The American Revolution is underway
international / anti-capitalism / feature Monday October 03, 2011 01:34 by T   text 48 comments (last - tuesday december 06, 2011 12:54)   image 93 images   video 44 video files   audio 3 audio files
NEW YORK TIMES: Updated, 3:35 a.m. Sunday | In a tense showdown above the East River, the police arrested more than 700 demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests who took to the roadway as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday afternoon. (After a 2 week corporate media blackout, #occupywallstreet direct action is now front page news) read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / press release Monday September 26, 2011 22:56 by Iseult OSullivan
Feasta http://www.feasta.org/ on the 22/23 of September and the Smart taxes network http://smarttaxes.org/ held an international conference on exploring Irelands debt crisis and a view on running a parallel currency alongside the Euro http://www.feasta.org/2011/09/17/the-parallel-punt/

The following people spoke or were in the panel at various times throughout the two day conference. I have summarised there main points to form opposing policy views.
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international / anti-capitalism / news report Monday September 26, 2011 13:47 by Robespierre   text 12 comments (last - monday october 10, 2011 13:07)   image 2 images
An Initiative is being taken by the Maoist Communist Party of France and the Maoist Communist Party of Italy to organize a meeting in Paris Saturday, October 15th:
From revolts in arab countries to New Democratic Revolution toward socialism and communism. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / news report Friday September 23, 2011 06:49 by anon
For six days, protesters in the U.S. have been camping out on Wall Street in front of and near the New York Stock Exchange. There have been some arrests, a few of which being violent. read full story / add a comment
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international / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday September 20, 2011 20:56 by Mick   image 1 image
This text was written by Madrilonia, a Madrid-based blog that writes about and participates in social movements. Madrilonia has been involved in the 15-M movement, which began with the mass protest organized by Real Democracy Now on the 15th of May 2011 and inspired Europe with the occupation of plazas across Spain. This text imagines a new form of strike across Europe and the Euro-Mediterranean region, a strike which is up to the task of confronting contemporary forms of exploitation and control.

Translated by Mick O’Broin, the Provisional University

The original Spanish language version is available here: http://madrilonia.org/?p=4802
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