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#Anti- austerity alliance

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 1 December, 2016

FactCheck: How many people boycotted water charges?

The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin

TD Richard Boyd Barrett warned Trump’s win will boost openly fascist groups in Europe and the rest of the world.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Poll support for left-wing parties 'shows the huge impatience for Repeal referendum'

Today’s poll puts support for the Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit at 9% – up three points since the last poll.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”

# anti-austerity-alliance - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach AAA

Ruth Coppinger will become the first woman nominated for Taoiseach

The Dublin West TD says she represents an “alternative to the failed policies of the 1%”.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'

Gino Kenny has strong views on TD’s pay and says he’ll only take home the average industrial wage.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 20 February, 2016

What's it like to be a first-time candidate? We went canvassing to find out

You hear a lot about water charges, unwanted trees and Angela Merkel.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 17 January, 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

As the election looms large, we assess what coalition options are on the table.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal

The party was refused a permit because the money might be used to ‘encourage an unlawful act’.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 16 November, 2015

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015

Alan Kelly said that “ten times” more social houses than the 20 built so far this year will be completed by the end of 2015.

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has cited Department of Environment figures which make for shocking reading. But what’s the truth?

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance to "strongly consider" constitutional action against collections ban

The alliance says that the ban on door-to-door collections is “political policing” and is hampering their “development”.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers Exclusive

New figures received by Paul Murphy also shed new light on the situation.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 19 October, 2015

"Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone" - Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations

The Anti Austerity Alliance say that just-released cabinet papers show the current government is merely following a blueprint laid out by its predecessors.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 12 October, 2015

What is political policing and is Paul Murphy being watched?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has been at the centre of several controversies since Murphy was elected to the Dáil last year.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Friday 9 October, 2015

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners Budget 2016 This post contains videos

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 8 October, 2015

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The end of the HSE, air strikes in Afghanistan and an assault in Tralee.

AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)

The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit are joining forces.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

# anti-austerity-alliance - Friday 11 September, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'I learned the latest on Jobstown charges from the media - again'

An RTÉ report this evening detailed what charges those involved would be facing.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Anti Austerity Alliance banned from collecting in case it uses money to fund protests

The chief superintendent for the south Dublin division said she believes further protests would result in public order offences.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 31 August, 2015

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Gardaí ban Paul Murphy from collecting because it might encourage lawbreaking

The anti-water charges TD isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

AAA expels councillor who threatened to cut activist's throat

Limerick councillor John Loftus is no longer considered a member of the AAA.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'I'll cut your f***in throat': AAA councillor says death threat was a moment of madness

The Anti-Austerity Alliance will meet later to discuss the threat made against an activist in Limerick.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Could we be about to get ANOTHER new political group?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance is in talks with People Before Profit.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 12 July, 2015

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Irish Water STILL won't tell us how many people have paid their bills

The AAA TD has been thwarted in his latest attempt to uncover payment rates.

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Politics is a dirty world’: AAA activist quits after bitter row over council seat

Bernadette Rynne claims she was passed over for a council seat, but AAA members in Dublin West dispute her account.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

# anti-austerity-alliance - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

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