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God Operates in Ireland too!

An Taoiseach tells us that we have “one of the lowest levels of homelessness” compared to international standards, we are also told that “homelessness is normal”. But the latest shock revelation ...
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Cork County Council is Guilty!

Last Thursday’s Primetime Investigates show exposed very well what some landlords are allowed to get away with, even in the face of undeniable evidence of their wrongdoing. The nightmare at ...
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Demand Direct Investment in Public Housing

Government has opened Public Consultation on a review of it’s housing strategy – Rebuilding Ireland. Homelessness is at an all time high, families are in distress and the plans of ...
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Yanis-Varoufakis

Beware Greek Bearing Gifts – Yanis Varoufakis.

Yanis Varoufakis recently launched the ‘Democracy in Europe Movement’ , aiming to reform the current European Union by persuading it to be democratic. Varoufakis says that it is better to ...
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Parade for RIGHTS in 2016

The following is the text of the talk delivered by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla at the parade held in Cork on the eve of the actual Centenary of the 1916 Easter ...
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1916-2016 CENTENARY YEAR

To honour the Irishmen and Irishwomen of 1916 we must make a reality of the principles for which our forefathers laid down their lives – we must cherish the children ...
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Letter to Constituents of Cork South Central

The solution starts here... People must be Represented, not any Political Party, Banks or other vested interests Dear Neighbour, There is a way out, we can have a bright future ...
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State should Take-over Distressed Mortgages

PRESS RELEASE: Independent candidate Diarmaid Ó Cadhla is calling for immediate State intervention to solve the mortgage crisis in Ireland. The crisis in domestic mortgages was raised by Mr. Ó ...
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Letter to my Neighbours

IRISH WATER ? A .PDF image of the A5 flyer used to distribute this letter can be downloaded here. Dear Neighbour, I would like to encourage you to support the ...
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ROSSA IRISH REBEL

This letter was received by the O'Donovan Rossa Centenary Commemoration Committee from William Cole Rossa (great-grandson of Rossa), for use at yesterdays ANTI-EVICTION, POVERTY AND FORCED-EMIGRATION march and rally in Cork ...
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1916 – Let’s have a People’s Celebration?

Celebrate the Centenary by rebuilding the Unity of ‘Irishmen and Irishwomen’ in the great cause for which our Patriots struggled! A .PDF copy of this article can be downloaded here ...
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James Connolly was proud to raise the Green Flag of Ireland.

It is neither Social Class nor Philosophy, but Democracy that is the issue today Let’s make our own analysis of today’s conditions, to create a decent future is something we ...
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Elmvale Residence Resist Water Meters

Elmvale residence continue their resistance to Irish Water, they have invited people to join them at 5.30am in anticipation of the early arrival of work crews.  They are taking a ...
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Have they done their duty?

An article by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla With elections coming in May we need to ask whether we have been represented by our Council? Have we been consulted on the issues? have ...
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Ionad an Phobail – a Resource Centre for the People

People are forming campaign groups and various political initiatives everywhere. Such developments are testimony to the great energy of people and their search for solutions, it is also testimony to ...
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How many more scandals?

Welcome to 2014, not much has changed I'm afraid, the scandals continue. On January 1st our water services were handed over to Irish Water, we are to be charged for ...
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Do we know what Local Government is?

There are elections due in May... Politics these days is almost like a dirty word, it is associated with junkets, corruption, back-room deals, dishonesty, dynasties and generally something divorced from ...
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Do we feel saved?

The Troika 'bailout' programme ended on the 15th December, we are advised that we are emerging successfully from the economic crisis and are ready to re-enter 'the markets'. Imagine a ...
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Statement on Behalf of the Board of Directors Of Newbridge Credit Union Limited

Statement on Behalf of the Board of Directors Of Newbridge Credit Union Limited Introduction: The decision by the Central Bank to obtain a High Court Order to appoint a Special ...
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BALLYHEA PROPOSALS TO LIFT IRELAND’S BANK DEBT BURDEN

The following was published by the Ballyhea/Charleville Says NO! group, a .PDF copy of this document can be downloaded here. There is a major imbalance in Ireland’s contribution to the ...
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Austerity in the Interests of Paying Gamblers!

The issue with the policy of austerity, household taxes, water charges, reduced services etc. is that this is NOT the preferred policy of the Irish people - the evidence says ...
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We the People & ‘The Rebel’ – a poem by Pádraig Mac Piarais

'The People' are greater than those that hold them, and stronger and purer... they have but need of courage... We would like to contribute something on behalf of the people ...
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Will Irish Unity mean the Empowerment of the People?

There is a new Page opened on Facebook, called "1 Million Voices for Irish Unity", a thing we agree with.  It has prompted the following comment: Let's give some thought ...
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Discussion about Empowerment – Awaken Forum

The Awaken Ireland Forum is continuing every two weeks at the Imperial Hotel in Cork.  The forum is a facilitated 'open space' discussion, where participants select the topics they wish ...
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Karl Marx

Someone has said that we need to fight for socialism?

In our opinion, neither 'Socialism', nor any other 'ism', can be the basis for building a united democratic movement of the people. It is good that we all have our ...
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Withdraw Irish Troops from Afghanistan Now

Withdraw Irish Troops from Afghanistan Now: PANA

Press Statement 2nd Oct. '12 by 'The Peace & Neutrality Alliance' Withdraw Irish Troops from Afghanistan Now The Peace & Neutrality Alliance campaigned against the Afghan War 2001-2012 before it ...
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“They Shall Not Pass!” is the Judgement of Enlightenment

 No Pasarán! 'Ils ne passeront pas! WE HAVE NO TIME FOR RACISM OR FASCISM! thefuture Initiative has removed a series of postings from our Facebook page, there were links from ...
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Politics with a Perspective for Empowerment

A new Facebook page dealing with Politics in Cork has opened. I hope this page will encourage debate to on how the people can address the most serious problem in ...
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‘Ireland’s Future IV’ – Shall we draw a Conclusion?

The Awaken Ireland group has organised a series of "open space" discussions, which have covered many topics, but most interesting to us has been the broad question of democracy and ...
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Our State is Constituted as Democratic

Ireland IS a democracy, that is what the people constituted with the enactment of Bunreacht na hÉireann in 1937. Our state is the result of centuries of struggle by the ...
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Yes, we need to do something!

But, we must know what we are doing, and know something about what alternative there is - otherwise we just exchange Punch for Judy. I don't believe that the Gov't ...
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Political ‘Reform’ raises it’s Ugly head – to Deceive us!

In the Irish Times today Fintan O'Toole comments on the Governments reform proposals, describing them as "feeble", but he is just adding more of the same meaningless proposals. Our comment ...
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Encouraging Mr. Taft & ‘Civil Society’ towards Empowerment of the Citizens

In an article posted on the question of Constitutional and Peoples Conventions Michael Taft, economist, advanced the idea of "reputable groups" and "civil society" coming together to ... create a Peoples ...
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Protesting at Eucharistic Congress & Abuse

Some concerned citizens are protesting at the Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, highlighting concerns with the Catholic Church and its response to the abuse scandal. The protests were reported by the ...
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Letter re: Chambers Ireland & their slavishness to FDI

The following is the text of a letter I wrote to the papers dated 27th May 2012, it was published by Cork's Evening Echo and by the Irish Independent. The ...
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Elect Diarmaid Ó CADHLA

Ráiteas Preas: (translation attached) An Conradh Fioscach

[box type="info"]An Conradh Fioscach[/box] Ráiteas Preas: (translation attached), 17ú Bealtaine 2012 Seo cóip PDF den ráiteas, PDF copy of statement available here. Beidh taispeántas póstaeir agus ráiteas eisithe ón eagraíocht 'thefuture ...
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An Invitation to Discussion – to all Citizens & Organisations

We the People Must Organise to Empower Ourselves! Some of us have spent decades campaigning on various issues, taking positions in defence of the people’s interests, advocating what we consider ...
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Vótáil i gCoinne an Conradh Fioscach!

Tá thefuture Initiative tar éis 350 póstaer a chur amach i gcoinne an Conradh Fioscach, le dhá phointe dhéag dhifriúla ar fad orthu, agus meascán dathanna chun aird a tharraingt ...
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Is there No End to this Crisis?

This weeks' discussion on the question of water meters, and the revelation that there will be problems applying it to one third of households, tells its own story.  It was ...
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Cllr. Kenneth O'Flynn

A lie that is just too much to take!

Shock horror! Cork City Councillor Kenneth O'Flynn says he is prepared to "take to the streets to oppose the IMF". He says he is committed to defending our senior citizens, ...
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Bally anti-bailout protest

A letter from Diarmuid O’Flynn – Ballyhea Says No!

Ballyhea Charleville Co. Cork 086 2752664 February 17th 2012 Dear Sir/Madam: IRELAND ENSLAVED                 We are an enslaved people, our function to provide funds for the major European and world ...
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‘Sé tús maith leath na h-oibre – ag iarraidh úsáid na Gaeilge a chur sa chéad áit!

Is é seo an chéad iarracht  dúinn alt a fhoilsiú as Gaeilge.  Bíonn leisce orainn an Ghaeilge a úsáid mar go mbíonn eagla orainn faoi easpa cruinneas teangan, ach is ...
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Fornocht do chonac thú – ag Pádraig Mac Piarais

Fornocht do chonac thú Fornocht do chonac thú, a áille na háille, is do dhallas mo shúil ar eagla go stánfainn. Do chualas do cheol, a bhinne na binne, is ...
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Bréagadóirí ar fad atá sna Páirtithe Polaitiúla – gach duine acu!

Is deacair a chreidiúint go bhfuil bliain imithe ón lá a síneadh an conradh fealltach sin leis an Troika - an IMF/ECB/EU, an 'bailout' mar a ghlaotar air go minic.  ...
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Is Inequality in our Society Accepted?

In an article published today Vincent Browne presents a excellent analysis of the gross inequality in our society, not just in Ireland but worldwide.  But he suggests that this system ...
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“Our Sovereignty is Gone” – No it is not!

Even though our rights are being stripped at every level, and our resources have been sold off, and we are enslaved to an avaricious financial system which cares nothing for ...
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Cén sórt Saoi atá againn le Micheál D?

Foilsíodh 'An Saoi' ar an idir-lion le @FEICIM ar Twitter. Mise a chur an dara rann leis ... beagán sport, ach ag iarraidh chur le mo chuid Gaeilge ag an am ...
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Interview: Chairman of Referendum Commission #oiref

The Referendum on Oireachtas Committee of Inquiries (Amendment 30) has shades of the 'House Un-American Activities Committee' of infamy during the USA's McCartyite Era It is the view of thefuture ...
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Seán-Gallagher champion of Corporate Ethos

Gallagher – the Dragon Emerges from his Lair

What about Seán Gallagher, former National Executive member of Fianna Fáil, looking like favourite in Presidential election? The business and corporate ethos remains to the fore. "Fascism should more properly ...
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Constitutional Ammendments 29 & 30

Two amendments to our Constitution, Bunreacht na hÉireann have been included in the voting next Thursday, thefuture Initiative advocates a NO vote. The following article was issued by Kathy Sinnott, we ...
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Mattie McGrath did an interesting thing

Last week, in the final days of nominations for the Presidential election an interesting thing happened in South Tipperary.  Mattie McGrath TD went back to his constituency to get a ...
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Shameful neglect of ‘Special Needs’ highlighted

A packed meeting last week heard upsetting stories from hard pressed parents, teachers and Special Needs Assistants (SNA).  These normally silent and voiceless people suffer from services withdrawn by the ...
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Social Welfare Fraud

More on welfare ‘Fraud’, the values are bogus.

We have condemned Minister Burton's Campaign Against Welfare Fraud as being a witch-hunt against the weakest in our society.  She is appealing to the basest intellect - encouraging neighbours to ...
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Burton’s Campaign Against Social Welfare Fraud

Joan Burton's anti-fraud campaign is encouraging us to report anyone suspected of making false or improper welfare claims.  She says that there are hundreds of millions being recovered in this ...
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Foreign Direct Investment is a mistake

Talk Talk scandal reveals conflicting interests

The people of Waterford are to lose a further 575 jobs.  Talk Talk announced closure last week giving only one months notice to staff - the minimum possible - even ...
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Deepening crisis demands a new type of response

The news this past week has been grim, the crisis is deepening. We have ever increasing numbers unemployed, continuing emigration, more families facing mortgage crisis and more cutbacks in essential ...
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Fiach Mac Conghail – Tadhg an dá thaobh?

In an article in today's Irish Times Fiach Mac Conghail outlines a number of political reforms that he supports, in a hands-off sort of way. The ideas are put out ...
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Revolutions of the past still talk to us

Someone has asked why we should bother looking at history at all, wouldn't we be better focusing on the future? We do not look at history for reasons of nostalgia ...
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MORTGAGE & BANKING CRISIS MEETING

The Irish Bank Borrowers Network, based in Douglas Cork, have organised a public meeting this Saturday. The meeting starts on Saturday 9th at 11am and takes place at Gresham Metropole ...
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US Independence wasn’t just a ‘good idea’, it was required

These days Americans, at least those connected with the USA, are called upon to celebrate their independence as a free state and as a sovereign people.  This is a proper ...
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Bally anti-bailout protest

Ballyhea persist in protest against the bailout

Ballyhea says no to bondholder bailout The people of Ballyhea in Co. Cork took to the streets again today in their now regular weekly protest against the IMF/ECB 'bailout', they ...
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Would Positive Discrimination bring some benefit?

The new government has declared that it will abolish the Seanad and that it wants just one ‘house’ in the Oireachtas, Dáil Éireann. In democratic conditions, where citizens control their own ...
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An Chomhdháil Phobail | The People’s Convention

Your assistance is needed in getting a new initiative off the ground. We are pleased to pass on the following information: The new An Chomhdháil Phobail / The Peoples Convention ...
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Should troubled mortgage holders stop paying the banks?

Such a question usually draws gasps of “you must be realistic” or “oh you don’t understand anything, do you” from the well paid ‘experts’ in economics and politics - because such ...
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Is anyone going to prosecute George W. Bush for crimes against humanity?

George W. Bush, former US President, has told us he approved and approves of the use of torture by American forces.  He has said so in his book and openly ...
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Lecture misses the point – the need to oppose fascism today

Tuesday evening this week saw a lecture entitled “The Spanish Revolution” delivered at the Solidarity Bookshop in Cork, it was given by James O’Brien, a supporter of the ‘Workers Solidarity Movement’ ...
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“Yes, we are all different”, they say – the lie is admitted!

All of the Cartel parties have confirmed that their policy on the economy is the same, what else matters? We have already seen their attitude towards democracy itself, especially so ...
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Who had the largest ever republican funeral in Cork?

Tadhg Barry was a patriot and a great friend and advocate of the working class. A very interesting lecture was delivered last Tuesday evening at the Solidarity Bookshopon Douglas Street, Cork.  ...
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Work of ‘Cork Claiming Our Future’ group is progressing.

Activity for youth and teenagers The Cork Claiming Our Future group meet again yesterday – the work is progressing, schools and youth organisations have been contacted regarding the video/multi-media project for ...
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Stefan Adami from Slovakia is dead – shame on our state!

Firstly, our condolence to the wife and family of Stefan on their tragic loss, may he rest in peace. I was driving on Wednesday when this shocking story hit the ...
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Your feedback is important – thank you!

We continue to receive many nice and encouraging comments in regards to our Facebook page and web site, thanks to one and all!  Rather than reply privately this time we though ...
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Joe Costello & Labour are part of the Cartel

Yesterday, Joe Costello, the Labour Party TD in Dublin Central, made a big deal of supporting the “Community & Voluntary Sector”, outlining how hard pressed this sector actually is and highlighting ...
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Should we withdraw from the bond and currency markets?

The big powers consider the currency crisis This past weekend the IMF & G20 failed to agree on currency policy and broke up leaving continued uncertainty on the management of currency markets ...
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USA will print more currency, again – Quantitative Easing

U.S. stocks prices have lifted since Tuesday as details from the US Federal Reserve latest meeting announced that it’s central bank will once again flood markets with cheap cash to ...
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Vote for James Connolly – pass it on!

RTÉ, with a somewhat odd idea of public service, has run a competition to find Ireland’s “greatest” person and has placed the heroic name of James Connolly beside that of Bono, ...
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The Cork ‘Claim our Future’ group has started and invites everyone to join in.

Having held it’s first meetings last Wed/Thursday this group has now opened a new Facebook page, please LIKE it and recommend it to your friends.  The group has it’s own momentum and ...
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Lisbon Treaty: Lack of democracy is still the issue.

They keep telling us what to do! In 2002 we were brought back to vote a 2nd time on the Nice Treaty, we were told we got it wrong and ...
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The Lisbon Treaty – No Jobs – More War.

Press Release 2/10/10   Peace & Neutrality Alliance The Lisbon Treaty - No Jobs - More War October 2 marks the anniversary of the second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty ...
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The vested interests persist with plunder!

William Slattery, left. The merry dance continues ... In the past few days another ‘independent’ commentator, with clear vested interests, said we should cut 30,000 jobs in the Public service. First ...
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Planning for sustainable economy in Ireland …

The first point about economic planning in Ireland is that it should be done in the service of the Irish people.  It will not shock very many if we suggest ...
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What do you think – is this the way forward?

The economic and political crisis seems to deepen on a daily basis now, there is no shortage of fresh scandal or insult upon insult to the people. Nero played the ...
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What are the most revolutionary ideas today?

A reader on our Facebook page has contributed a posting which from start to end states: “IRA”. Others in the ‘left wing’ have commented to us in a similar way; about ...
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Let us lay claim to Our Democracy!

We went to a small meeting recently to hear about an idea that will empower the people of this country – and indeed might apply in any country. There is ...
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Responding to our own conscience and consciousness.

It is 12 months since thefuture Initiative took its first steps here, on the world-wide-web, responding to the crisis facing Ireland and all of humanity. This has placed us onto ‘the ...
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Dedicated to the cause of the majority…

thefuture Initiative is dedicated to the future … to new thinking, to finding answers and to problem solving. It is dedicated to the great majority, always down-trodden in our society ...
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Lined up to announce the great achievement

Monday gave us the spectacle of our esteemed leaders lining up in the manner of some great occasion of state - bringing out all the heads - to tell us ...
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Our economy is crippled – but there’s no shortage of support for finance capital.

This week An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, is in the United States to visit Wall Street and it’s leaders – he must think economic salvation lies with American investors … so ...
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La Marseillaise

This marching song of the French Army of the Revolution has since become the National Anthem of France. Allons enfants de la Patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé; Contre ...
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Support the struggle of the Palestinian People!

thefuture Initiative calls on all democratic and freedom loving people to support the struggle of the Palestinian people.  This page is will carry regular notices supporting the campaign activity: Boycott Israeli ...
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Support the struggle of the Palestinian people for their Freedom & Independance!

This page is dedicated in support of the Palestinian people, to establish their own homeland, to end Israel’s illegal and unjust blockade on Gaza, for lasting peace, and for freedom ...
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Support rally for dismissed Connolly Shoes workers

thefuture Initiative would like to ask all fair minded people to support the Connolly Shoes workers in their fight for decent working conditions. The rally takes place at Connolly Footwear, ...
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The Dubliners – ‘For what died the sons of Róisín’

For what died the sons of Róisín A popular poem/song performed by Luke Kelly and the Dubliners For What Died the Sons of Róisín, was it fame? For What Died ...
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For what died the sons of Róisín?

Leader of the Easter Rising 1916 Pádraig Mac Piarais, born 10 November 1879, executed 3 May 1916. Together he and James Connolly united the patriotic movement with that of the ...
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‘The Fool’, a poem by Pádraig Mac Piarais

The Fool Since the wise men have not spoken, I speak that am only a fool; A fool that hath loved his folly, Yea, more than the wise men their ...
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An interesting world outlook …

The following is something we came accross on reading the book “How the steel was tempered”, it’s message is thought provoking and maybe puts life in perspective. “Man’s dearest possession ...
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‘Be Moderate’ verse by James Connolly.

In James Connolly’s time there were labour ‘leaders’ who recommended moderation in the workers demands ... he wrote some verse ... We only want the Earth Some men, faint-hearted, ever ...
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What should the working class demand in the face of this economic crisis?

Download a .PDF image of the published A4 leaflet here... Cutbacks.pdf (includes additional items) The original publication included the words of ’Be Moderate’/’We only want the Earth’ by James Connolly, they are ...
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It’s a YES vote on the Lisbon Treaty, with a 2 to 1 majority.

The people have voted in favour of the Lisbon Treaty, we must consider why? Why, at the request of the cartel parties and other vested interests, have the people reversed ...
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Statement of the Campaign Against the European Constitution

Press statement: October 3, 2009 Electorate bullied into Yes vote Call cynical Labour and trade union leaders to account Resist cuts — break the Stability & Growth Pact rules The ...
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Statement by Anthony Coughlan on the Lisbon Two referendum result

Not the will of the people, but the fear of the people, has led a majority of Irish voters to approve ratifying the Lisbon Treaty in yesterday’s re-run referendum. Ireland’s ...
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No to bailouts for the bankers and developers!

Section of the march against NAMA on O’Connell Street, Dublin, September 12th 2009. NO TO NAMA - NOT ONE CENT IN CUTBACKS! On September 12th the Irish People’s Union organised ...
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Votáil i gcoinne Liospóin! Vote NO to Lisbon!

thefuture Initiative issued an A4 leaflet on 3rd Sept., for distribution in Cork, Waterford and Dublin as part of the campaign for a NO Vote The articles are re-produced in ...
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Behind the talk, what do they really want?

Vote No to the Lisbon Treaty! The fundamental aim of the Lisbon Treaty is to provide the legal basis for expanding the remit of the EU from being purely an ...
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We are already involved with military actions that are not led by the United Nations

Using the now common “UN approval” endorsement, rather than direct UN leadership, our government has committed large resources and personnel to EU and NATO led military missions. As at July ...
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Lisbon Treaty is a plan to deceive people and deny democracy

The following comments show the thinking behind the original EU Constitution and it’s re-drafting as the Lisbon Treaty - after it became clear that it wouldn’t be supported by the ...
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Support the anti-NAMA Protests in Cork & Dublin

Where : St. Patrick’s Bridge, Cork City. When : 3.00 PM Saturday 19th September 2009 Organised by the ‘Cork United Alliance Against The Cuts’ Where : Garden of Remembrance, Dublin. When : ...
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Beyond Vietnam – A Time to break Silence

Speech delivered on 4th April 1967 by Martin Luther King Jr. at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City exactly one year before ...
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Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam

Vietnamese Declaration of Independence – Hanoi on 2 Sept. 1945

"All men are created equal. They are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness" This immortal statement was made ...
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The Irish Flag – James Connolly

This article appeared in James Connolly's Workers' Republic on 8th April 1916, just weeks before the Irish Citizen Army marched out with the Irish Volunteers to declare the Irish Republic, for ...
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James Fintan Lalor - Young Irelander, Patriot.

‘The Sovereign People’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 4 of 4

PREFACE This pamphlet concludes the examination of the Irish definition of freedom which I promised in Ghosts. For my part, I have no more to say. P. H. PEARSE ST. ENDA'S ...
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The Spiritual Nation, PH Pearse article on Sovereignty.

‘The Spiritual Nation’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 3 of 4

PREFACE This Tract continues and develops the argument commenced in Ghosts, and pursued in The Separatist Idea, and should be read in connection with those Tracts (which form Nos. 10 ...
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The Sereratist Idea - Pádraig Mac Piarais

‘The Separatist Idea’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 2 of 4

PREFACE This is the first of three pamphlets in which I propose to develop the contention put forward in Ghosts, the whole forming a continuous argument. The further pamphlets of ...
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‘Ghosts’, by PH Pearse. Republish series 1 of 4

Preface Here be ghosts that I have raised this Christmastide, ghosts of dead men that have bequeathed a trust to us living men. Ghosts are troublesome things in a house ...
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Douglas Hyde - The necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland

The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland

As part of our study programme into the questions of sovereignty, democratic renewal and Irish national identity we are pleased to re-publish this article by Dr. Douglas Hyde.  It was ...
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Frederick Engels’ Speech at the Grave of Karl Marx

Highgate Cemetery, London. March 17, 1883 On the 14th of March, at a quarter to three in the afternoon, the greatest living thinker ceased to think. He had been left ...
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French Revolution

Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen from 1793

There was an earlier declaration in 1789, this one is a more comprehensive statement. The French people, convinced that forgetfulness and contempts of the natural rights of man are the ...
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Marquis de Lafayette

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen 1789

A further declaration was written in 1793 The declaration was written by the Marquis de Lafayette, with help from Thomas Jefferson.  Lafayette had assisted in the defeat of the British ...
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Declaration of Independence – USA, 4th July 1776

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands ...
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