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 victory of the Yes campaign in the Lisbon referendum is the result of sustained bullying, threats and lies by the Government, the Opposition, the leaders … Continue reading “Statement of the Campaign Against the European Constitution”

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 voters voted not on the content of Lisbon but on membership of the EU, on fear of political isolation if they did not say Yes … Continue reading “Statement by Anthony Coughlan on the Lisbon Two referendum result”

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 this news blog and a .PDF of the flyer can be downloaded here… lisbon_treaty.pdf In the coming week we expect to erect serveral hundred posters We have reproduced … Continue reading “Votáil i gcoinne Liospóin! Vote NO to Lisbon!”

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 economic block into a political one as well … with it’s own military base to back it up. There’s no use being a big … Continue reading “Behind the talk, what do they really want?”

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 2008 these included over 780 Irish Army personnel …   EU led military missions: EUFOR (Operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina), EUFOR TCHAD/RCA Operation in CHAD … Continue reading “We are already involved with military actions that are not led by the United Nations”