November 2008

Grassroots Gathering and capitalist crisis - audio from Cork

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Last weekend saw the 12th Grassroots Gathering held in Cork. The event was pretty successful I'd guess there were at least 80 there on the Saturday. It's good that after its two year interruption the Gatherings seem to be getting back on their feet.

Cork: No To The Cuts In Education Protest!

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Protest and march in Cork this coming Saturday

Dublin: Housing Protest

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Protest in support of communities which are victims of Dublin City Council/McNamara Properties collapsed Public Private Partnership Scheme

Belfast: Picket to re-instate migrant worker

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Subway Sack Young Pregnant Migrant Worker

Natalia Szymanska, a young Polish woman was sacked from Subway in her fifth month of pregnancy on a dubious charge of being in breach of the company’s health and safety policy.

We call on Subway to:-

· immediately reinstate the pregnant worker,

· reimburse her for loss of earnings,

· compensate her for the injury to feeling,

· treat all workers fairly.

You can make a difference.

Sign the online Petition at:

http://www.petitiononline.com/subway1/petition.html

Can You Count? From the four corners of Muster thousands march in Cork to defend education

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They came from the four corners of Munster and beyond for yesterday’s INTO organised protest march through Cork city. 

The final numbers taking part were huge and clearly the biggest seen in the city for a long, long time. Schools from Dungarvan, Listowel, Skibbereen, Kenmare, Thurles, Limerick, Tralee were present along with a huge showing from Cork City. Union banners present were from all over and included the TUI and the ASTI.

Dublin meeting: Cutbacks? Fight For a Real Alternative

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When: Wednesday the 3rd December 2008 at 7.30pm
Venue: Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

Ulster BNP in disarray after membership disclosed

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Over 10,000 membership details were leaked over the internet including a meagre 39 names, phone numbers and addresses of those members living in the North. In the past, the activities of fascist groups such as the White Nationalist Party and the Ulster Nationalist Alliance have been seriously disrupted by the Fascists Out! Campaign. The highlight being in 2004 during the encounter and confiscation of WNP material in Portrush which left fascists running for their lives (1). Followed, by the closing down of the UNA mail box in South Belfast August 2005.

Cork: Public Meeting on Anarchism

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8pm, Wednesday, 3rd December

Victoria Hotel, Patrick St., Cork

Dublin: Residents against Racism Table Quiz

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Residents against Racism table quiz

Public Meetings: Cutbacks? Fight For a Real Alternative

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The Workers Solidarity movement, an organization of anarchists in Ireland, will host a talk on the economic crisis, its causes and the anarchist alternative.

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As capitalism yet again drags us all into a crisis we’ll discuss why this keeps happening, why capitalism has always been and always will be unstable, and the effect that this insecurity has on all of our lives.

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