Monthly Archives: August 2013

Review and Analysis: Patterns of Betrayal

In 1992, the Workers’ Party published a pamphlet: “Patterns of Betrayal: the flight from Socialism”. The pamphlet details the events leading up to the split in the Workers’ Party, including several primary source documents. The contemporary Left in Ireland is … Continue reading

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The European Monetary Union and the Left

Recently a 45 page report written by Heiner Flassbeck and Costas Lapavitsas was issued by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, “The systemic crisis of the euro – true causes and effective therapies”. They later popularised their report in a Guardian article. The … Continue reading

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A Social Democratic Manifesto for Ireland

The world is in the grips of an economic slump. The Eurozone is having sluggish attempt at recovery that may lead to a double dip. Throughout the Eurozone there is currently a large scale attack on public services and an … Continue reading

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Why I am no longer an anarchist

What follows is an outline of my personal process of ideological formation. The process of changing ones world view is in my experience a gradual one. All world views will have places in which they do not match up quite … Continue reading

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