Censorship at Cork County Council

Attempt to Disallow Discussion on the Issue of War, Peace & our Neutrality This matter was challenged at the meeting of Cork County Council held on 23rd April 2018. A Notice of Motion had been submitted for the meeting but was excluded from the agenda on the ‘suggestion’ of the Mayor, as follows: “I don’t … Continue reading “Censorship at Cork County Council”

Council Votes to Defend Human Right of Political Prisioners

Onus is on Government to defend Human Rights of all Irish Citizens, whether in Egypt, UK or anywhere in the world Joint statement issued by: Cllr Kieran McCarthy and Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla in support of the motion finally adopted on 22nd January 2018: The practice of full body strip searching was ceased in our state … Continue reading “Council Votes to Defend Human Right of Political Prisioners”

Visit of the USS Donald Cook

The following motion was before the Cobh Municipal Council on 11th April, following the visit of US navy ship, the USS Donald Cook: On the proposal of Cllr. Ó’Cadhla, it was agreed that a letter would issue to the Department of the Taoiseach seeking clarification as to whether: Government has given permission for US military … Continue reading “Visit of the USS Donald Cook”

“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 an organisation styling itself as ‘nationalist’ but who in reality are racist and more like crude fascism than anything else. Their ‘nationalism‘ has more in … Continue reading ““They Shall Not Pass!” is the Judgement of Enlightenment”

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 Initiative’ ar an Luan seo chugainn (21ú lá) ag Meán Lae 12:00, taobh amuigh de gheataí Dáil Éireann, Teach Laighean, Baile Átha Cliath.   Tá … Continue reading “Ráiteas Preas: (translation attached) An Conradh Fioscach”

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 in the media, yet there has been no arrest made and no complaints from the current US administration that has already labelled the activities in … Continue reading “Is anyone going to prosecute George W. Bush for crimes against humanity?”

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 boost growth – this follows the weekend meeting where the IMF, G20 and the US failed to convince China to revalue it currency.  Apparently November … Continue reading “USA will print more currency, again – Quantitative Easing”

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 Products – demo and march (Sat, 28th August 2010 in Cork) Daunt Square (junction of Patrick Street and Grand Parade) 1:00 PM   Boycott Israeli … Continue reading “Support the struggle of the Palestinian People!”

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 from foreign imperialist intervention. Activity in the campaign to support the Palestinian people. In turn all of the big imperialist powers, the US and Britain in … Continue reading “Support the struggle of the Palestinian people for their Freedom & Independance!”

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 he was assassinated. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on Jan. 15th 1929 and was assassinated on April 4th 1968 Here is a link to a good … Continue reading “Beyond Vietnam – A Time to break Silence”