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The Workers’ Party condemn British Government refusal of Pat Finucane inquiry

The Workers’ Party have strongly condemned last night’s decision by the British Government to reject a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane. Speaking on the subject, Workers’ Party representative for North Belfast Chris Bailie said ‘It is clear that this decision has been taken to avoid uncovering the scale of British state collusion [...]

December 1st, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party condemn British Government refusal of Pat Finucane inquiry

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns Slovakian anti-communist law

The Slovakian parliament has recently passed an anti-communist amendment which was put forward by their right-wing conservative coalition government. The amendment declares the Czechoslovak Communist Party and the now Communist Party of Slovakia as ‘criminal and reprehensible organisations’. This is an addition to the 1996 anti-communist law already in place declaring the ‘immorality and illegality [...]

November 26th, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns Slovakian anti-communist law

The Workers’ Party of Ireland greeting to the XXI Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers' Party of Ireland sends its fraternal greetings to the Portuguese Communist Party on the occasion of your XXIst Congress. The PCP occupies a critical place in the resistance to capitalism and the development of a working class alternative guided by Marxist theory.  Given the common pressures arising from modern capitalism and [...]

November 26th, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party of Ireland greeting to the XXI Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party

CO-LIVING PLAN MUST BE ENACTED IN PRACTICE

The Workers’ Party is calling on An Bord Pleanála to overturn a change-of-use permission to facilitate co-living recently granted to corporate landlord Uninest, following the decision taken by the Housing Minister to restrict future co-living applications. Operating under the brand Uninest, the five facilities were recently granted a change-of-use application by DCC to let 1,600 [...]

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on CO-LIVING PLAN MUST BE ENACTED IN PRACTICE

Tribute to Margaret O’Leary from the Workers’ Party Ard Comhairle

Margaret O’Leary who died suddenly yesterday morning (Tuesday 17th November) was a loyal and dedicated member of the Republican Movement and the Workers’ Party for over fifty years. Margaret, born in February 1947, was the second oldest of four children. Her brother Jer was eighteen months older than her, while her brother Denis and sister [...]

November 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Tribute to Margaret O’Leary from the Workers’ Party Ard Comhairle

EU vote to extend sanctions

The European Union have voted to extend sanctions against Venezuela for another year beginning today, 13 November. The European Union are once again slavishly following the aggressive US foreign policy to force regime change and in the process cause misery for the civilian population. The European Union have cited ‘human rights violations, undermining of democracy [...]

November 16th, 2020|Comments Off on EU vote to extend sanctions

COVID testing must be state controlled

It has been reported in the Irish Times today (12/11/2020) that anyone returning to Ireland for Christmas will have to pay up to €200 for a PCR test. Cathie Shiels, Workers’ Party representative for Finglas/Ballymun said ‘There are several issues with this. Firstly, regardless of how much we wish to have our loved ones with [...]

November 12th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID testing must be state controlled

Sectarian obstruction methods still at play in Stormont

The recent debacle regarding the decision to extend or end the current Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland has highlighted the fact that sectarian obstruction methods are still very much at play. Conor Campbell, Workers Party representative for West Belfast said ‘Despite the fact the DUP are insistent the reason they are blocking the extension of [...]

November 12th, 2020|Comments Off on Sectarian obstruction methods still at play in Stormont

NI Housing Executive must remain public body

Last week Carál Ní Chuilín Minister for Communities released the proposed Sinn Féin policy to restructure the Housing Executive to great fan fair. However, the proposals lack any real substance and, in some cases, have very worrying questions and repercussions. The absence of any real substance or plan to address the private sector was notable. [...]

November 11th, 2020|Comments Off on NI Housing Executive must remain public body

US Election – Neither Party will improve the lot of workers

As the U.S. election saga comes to a conclusion Donald Trump has been defeated and Joe Biden installed as U.S. President. Trump has plenty to say about the defeat and he and his Republican machine are already planning a number of legal challenges. His claims of election fraud have so far not been backed up [...]

November 8th, 2020|Comments Off on US Election – Neither Party will improve the lot of workers