"Monsanto protection act" slips silently through congress 18:52 Mar 26 0 comments
Clinton tells rich they are the problem at 2500 a head event in Dublin 11:30 Oct 01 4 comments
Attitudes in Mental Health Services 19:41 Aug 11 25 comments
Local food 14:31 Jul 18 0 comments
UK Budget 13:15 Jun 22 3 commentsmore >>
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
The British Spy Skripal hoax Mon Mar 19, 2018 03:50 | Scott
BREAKING: Putin Speaks From The Red Square After Presidential Election Results Announced Mon Mar 19, 2018 02:25 | The Saker
We are bad, bad Russians! Mon Mar 19, 2018 02:21 | The Saker
A Curious Incident Mon Mar 19, 2018 02:06 | The Saker
Maria Zakharova debunks British lies (MUST WATCH!) Mon Mar 19, 2018 01:54 | The Saker
Repeal and Replace? Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:58 | Fiona de Londras
Shifting Sands Under the Abortion Debate Mon Jan 15, 2018 09:30 | GuestPost
Liberty, the ICCL, and other NGO groups? landmark challenge against the UK Government?s mass surveil... Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:56 | admin
What Ireland can gain from international guidance on Article 19 UNCRPD Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:53 | Eilionoir Flynn
Repeal or Replace? Tue Oct 03, 2017 06:31 | Fiona de Londras
For lefties too stubborn to quit
Irish Left Archive: The Labour Party Outline Policy: Workers? Democracy, Irish Labour Party, January... 02:26 Mon Mar 19, 2018 | leftarchivist
Facebook / Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower 19:09 Sun Mar 18, 2018 | Citizen of Nowhere
Music at work? 11:09 Sun Mar 18, 2018 | WorldbyStorm
Cold out there? 09:46 Sun Mar 18, 2018 | WorldbyStorm
Sunday and the Week?s Media Stupid Statements? 02:22 Sun Mar 18, 2018 | WorldbyStorm
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting
Some Thoughts on the Brexit Joint Report 11:50 Sat Dec 09, 2017
IRISH COMMONWEALTH: TRADE UNIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 14:06 Sat Nov 18, 2017
Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016
The Financial Crisis:What Have We Learnt? 19:58 Sat Aug 29, 2015
Money in 35,000 Words or Less 21:34 Sat Aug 22, 2015
Government campaign to sabotage Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann bus services through privatisation has begun
Just three weeks ago the National Transport Authority (NTA) officially started the tendering for 2016 of initially 10% of Dublin Bus routes and a further 10% of all Bus Eireann routes with most of the routes in Waterford City, and a number of Dublin commuter routes are to be privatised. In the original plan a number of Cork City routes were to go but these will probably happen later. This process has been the culmination of a relentless effort by Fine Gael (FG) in the present government and their predecessors and fellow Neo-Liberal ideologists, Fianna Fáil (FF) in the last government where they have consistently pushed for the break up of both Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann so that it can be handed over to their friends in the private sector to run on a profit basis. The NTA is used as a sort of cloak of respectability to give the impression that they will actually be a regulator with teeth of which we know very few regulators have any teeth, with the banking regulator during the Celtic Tiger coming to mind, plus many other examples and the function of NTA is really for propaganda value to convince the middle class. However this whole scheme is about ideology and is NOT about competition but about privatisation.
Fair Hotels is an initiative of hotel workers employed in Fair Hotels throughout Ireland and trade union representatives. Hotels listed on www.fairhotels.ie were invited to participate in the Fair Hotels campaign by their own staff and their staffs' representatives. Each of the hotels listed on www.fairhotels.ie has agreed to participate. Our objective is to support and promote quality employment in the hotel industry in Ireland.
• Scientists accuse European Food Safety Authority of corruption and fraud
This evening (Wed 11th March), after the news of the 30 day sentence imposed on 55 year old Shell to Sea protester Maura Harrington filtered through, supporters converged on the gates of Mountjoy prison. By the time the van carrying Maura came into view over 30 supporters were waiting at the prison gates, matched by a similar number of Gardai.
There is no money left in Ireland. At least that’s what you might think after listening to Brian Cowen, Enda Kenny, IBEC and the parade of capitalist economists and pundits who parrot this nonsense. Yes, we are heading into a deep recession but guess who is expected to pay the cost?
The Government has no problem finding money to bail out bankers and speculators, it’s only when cash is needed for special-needs teachers, the sick, or to improve run-down schools and hospitals that nothing can be found. The attack on pay and pensions is a class struggle by employers and the government against working people.
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ESB 63 power outages since 2007 09:48 Sat 01 Oct 3 comments
ESB does not patrol power lines or check transformers and only change them when the horrendous gales force the ESB to do so
Irish Cancer Society supports Big Pharma in coverup of appalling effects of Gardasil / HPV Vaccine 22:49 Thu 18 Aug 0 comments
The Irish Cancer Society are organising two talks to promote the unsafe HPV vaccine and thereby are implicated in promoting this dangerous vaccine. The talks are titled: 'The HPV Vaccine – Warts And All' and will take place in Galway on August 23 and Cork on August 24.
Alzheimer's, Senility, Dementia: Caused by Meat, Fish, Alcohol, Aluminum, Mercury Etc 19:25 Sat 25 Jan 1 comments
Irish Labour Party Budget Tells Youth Phuk Off and Don't Come Back 20:25 Tue 15 Oct 8 comments
I couldn't help but notice, the difference in one of Ayman Al Gilmore's old parties alternative budget and his government's budget today. He is obviously a me feiner, riding the Irish working class and feeding off old comrades wounds but then that's the story of Ireland, isn't it? The Labour party have no shame have they? They are an obvious gang of fatbarsturds, who people are stupid enough to vote for and are prime meat for a revolution! Anyway here's a summary:
Know your Enemy Irish Labour Fatbarsturds 09:50 Wed 02 Oct 5 comments
George W Bush economic adviser Dr Pippa Malmgren, speaking in Dublin yesterday, said Ireland faces 20 years of “no growth,” because of the European Central Bank She was speaking at a Davy Stockbroker conference in Dublin, saying Ireland should leave the euro and devalue the punt. Of course Irish politicians on the Euro gravy train will disagree.
Cannabis Medicine to be Legalized 01:15 Wed 12 Sep 2 comments
The Irish Department of Health says it hopes to bring legislative proposals this year or early next year to enable cannabis-based medicine to be prescribed in the Irish free state. They should hurry up and save al lot of people an awful lot of pain. Experts have advised that Sativex contains a cannabis extract which “is a valid treatment option”. It took them awhile didn't it. like hundred years late maybe. "Sativex is used for the relief of symptoms of multiple sclerosis patients and other ailments. It is already available on prescription in British Occupied Ireland.
Going Viral: Moors' Law for Oil says $7 a gallon gasoline in '17 21:51 Mon 20 Aug 8 comments
Moore's Law for transistor count is ending, but now there's Moors' Law for oil and it says gasoline -- US national average -- will be $7 in 2017 as oil reaches $120 a barrel. The law is named for Kent Moors, a professor Duquesne U. Specifically, the price of oil and the number of cars in China, which drives it, double every 5 years. These murderous prices change everything in society.
Water fluoridation - €4 million down the drain every year 17:28 Sun 04 Mar 13 comments
Successive Irish governments have overseen the fluoridation of public water supplies since the practice commenced in 1964. This form of mass medication is supposed to benefit the nation's teeth.
Perineal Injury and Maternity Practices in Ireland 14:58 Mon 17 Oct 1 comments
Pelvic floor injury is not a given in childbirth. Mums can stack the odds in their favour of emerging from childbirth whole, healthy and intact.
Does Blue Nile sell Israeli blood diamonds? 01:35 Wed 17 Nov 2 comments
Blue Nile censors its Facebook page to avoid having to answer questions about the provenance of their so-called conflict free diamonds.more >>
Fruitarianism: Healthy or Hazardous? Jun 21 0 comments
We all know that fruit is good for us. Recent studies suggest we should be eating up to ten portions of fruit and veg each day. But how much is too much?
Ireland: Obesity, the “Western Diet” and the Global Food Challenge Aug 23 0 comments
Recent reports have suggested that Ireland is set to become the most obese country in Europe.
Did fluoridation cause the current dental health crisis? Dec 11 0 comments
By mistakenly focusing on the drug fluoride, since 1945, dentists missed the opportunity to reduce tooth decay by promoting tooth-required nutrients such as calcium, Vitamins A, C and D. Could the current tooth decay epidemic in the US be attributed to that blunder?
In May 2013 TV Star Eddie Hobbs' Company, Brendan Investments, publicly backed Metro Property Group in Detroit following news reports of a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed in Federal Court against Metro.The statement, published on Brendan Investments website, claimed that Metro Property Group had been transparent with them and they had no cause for concern.
Creating false hope and unemployment. Mar 24 2 comments
The enthusiasm of people at a recent business offer presentation in the Dublin hotel was contagious. The queues for foreign jobs at a job fare was the opposite. A constant contagion of exploitation of those in need is evident in offers for opportunities offered. Job offers implied following training, the costs invested and the disappointment following discovering it to be not quite accurate have lead to increases in suffering and stress. The promise of cheap holidays and earnings from investing in this hope is growing tiresome.more >>
Maternity Group calls for review into Maternity Services as Budget 2015 continues to ignore Patient ... Oct 07 Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland 0 comments
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) are demanding an immediate response from the Government in budget 2015 on calls for a review into patient safety and appropriate care models in Irish maternity services.
Petition of Support: Reinstate Waterbirth as an option for women birthing in Ireland. Oct 15 Assoc. for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) 0 comments
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) has been informed that a review committee will meet next week to discuss the future of Waterbirth in Ireland.
Waterbirth Options in Ireland May 11 Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland 0 comments
The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) has created a short survey to look at the needs and options available to women for using water during their birth and labour in Irish Maternity Units.
The Irish Caesarean and VBAC Guide Jul 29 0 comments
1 in 4 babies will be born by caesarean in Ireland. Experts estimate that 1/3 of Irish caesareans are
AIMSI Statement: Scan Misdiagnoses Jun 10 Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland 0 comments
AIMSI Statement regarding scan misdiagnoses