Che Guevara stamp: A great move by An Post

An Post’s decision to produce a stamp with the image of Che Guevara is to be welcomed. It has infuriated right wing politicians and the US embassy but has had a great reception for tens of thousands of people who will purchase the stamp just because of the image. The stamp features an iconic painting…

Solidarity PBP pre-Budget statement

Today, at a press conference in Dublin, People Before Profit & Solidarity launched their Pre-Budget Submission which sets out to provide an alternative vision for Ireland. The Pre-Budget statement is designed to widen the debate about the available socio-economic choices beyond the parameters of the so-called ‘fiscal space’. Budgetary decision making is currently being framed…

Time to bring Ava Home

Gino Kenny TD presents Oireachtas Business Management Committee with written testaments from experts in medicinal cannabis, chronic pain and GPs calling on the Health Committee to allow Medicinal Cannabis Bill to progress to committee stage.  Richard Boyd Barrett to advocate for Medicinal Cannabis Bill to progress at Business Committee tomorrow People Before Profit TD Gino…

Tens of Thousands march for choice – this is just the beginning

With tens of thousands chanting and shouting for repeal, the March for Choice, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign,  on Saturday was the biggest in Ireland yet. USI, Wicklow,  Kerry, Parents for Choice, Terminations for Medical Reasons, Trade Unionists for Choice,  Coaliton to Repeal the 8th  , groups from all over Dublin,  the contingents were…

No access for wheelchairs at some Clondalkin bus stops

From the Echo.ie: A LACK of wheelchair-accessible bus stops in Clondalkin has led to major restrictions for residents with a disability, according to People Before Profit Councillor Madeleine Johansson. Cllr Johansson has called on South Dublin County Council to make bus stops in the Bawnogue area wheelchair-accessible. She said: “If an individual in a wheelchair…