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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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