Workers Solidarity 104

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Workers Solidarity Issue 104, July August 2008

  • The triumph of greed over need
  • Time for profit restraint
  • Our bodies, our choice
  • Scrap the 11+
  • It's official: fighting war criminals not a crime
  • Thinking about anarchism: Why class matters
  • Solidarity on Cork docks
  • HSE Board have vested interest in running down the health service
  • Lisbon: A class act

The triumph of greed over need
15 years of bumper profits for construction bosses; social housing shortage and heavy mortgages for everybody else

Time for profit restraint
Working people in the Irish Republic have been hearing a lot from the representatives of their exploiters lately about the need for us to exercise ‘pay restraint’ and to ‘moderate our demands’ in these difficult times.

Our bodies, our choice
Governing parties in the six counties oppose right to choose

Scrap the 11+
The ongoing debate about how school pupils should transfer from primary to post-primary school in Northern Ireland raises fundamental questions about the type of society we want to live in.

It's official: fighting war criminals not a crime
Raytheon 9 acquitted

Thinking about anarchism: Why class matters
Many figures in the economic and political elite argue that we now live in a classless society.Why then do anarchists argue that only the working class has the power to create a free and equal society?

Solidarity on Cork docks
Dockers strike wins cash for unpaid sailors. Interview with SIPTU member.

HSE Board have vested interest in running down the health service
Would you put people with a financial interest in running down the public health service in charge of our hospitals?

Lisbon: A class act
The results of this referendum show a vote split along class lines that has not been seen so clearly since the founding of the Republic.

That's capitalism

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