Boris – The New Ugly Face Of The British Ruling Elite

The election of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom today by Tory members that make up 0.2% of the country’s population will be met by anger and resistance across. Much has been made of his buffoonish behaviour and incompetence in the lead-up to the election, but the reality is that Johnson represents…

PBP TD says hospital car parking charges are “a tax on the sick”

Response to Parliamentary Question reveals significant amounts of money raised through hospital car parking charges Dublin Mid-West TD, Gino Kenny, recently received a response to a Parliamentary Question about public hospital car parking which revealed that significant amounts of money were being raised through these charges. Car parking charges were introduced by hospitals over the…

Orange Bonfire Burns People Before Profit Posters

The election posters of a People Before Profit candidate, Cailin McCaffery who contested a recent local election in Belfast, have been displayed prominently on an Orange bonfire. It is a deliberate act of intimidation against socialists who speak out against sectarianism and bigotry. During the past few years, the political establishment have attempted to portray…

Fine Gael Sells Out Small Farmers

Varadkar’s announcement that he will re-appoint Phil Hogan as EU Commissioners is a sign that Fine Gael will eventually back the EU-Mercosur deal. Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed, may shed a few tears but the government will not vote against it. The EU-Mercosur trade creates a huge market for the big EU car, pharmaceutical and finance…