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#Civil Disobedience

# civil-disobedience - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day

428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.

# civil-disobedience - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Brendan Howlin was wrong: civil disobedience is a valid weapon in the fight for a better Ireland'

Those who benefit from the way Ireland is organised would love us to believe we have no power, that we can’t win, that there’s no reason to act, writes Siobhan O’Donoghue.

# civil-disobedience - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Opinion: 'Ireland has become a pollution haven due to neo-liberal model of light-touch regulation'

We need people-power campaigns to stop environmental harm, writes Cian Prendiville.

# civil-disobedience - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?

The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.

# civil-disobedience - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law

Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.

# civil-disobedience - Thursday 22 March, 2012

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6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)

These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.

# civil-disobedience - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Column: Does the Occupy movement have a future?

Occupy’s moment may have passed it by – but that is not to say that it could not have a lasting impact, writes Dr Sarah Campbell.

# civil-disobedience - Monday 30 January, 2012

Column: Occupying NAMA buildings isn’t just a gesture – it’s essential research

Such is the obscurity around NAMA’s operations that protesters are forced to commit acts of civil disobedience just to uncover the paper trail, writes Conor McCabe.

# civil-disobedience - Saturday 20 November, 2010

TEEU to debate civil disobedience motion today

One of Ireland’s largest trade unions, which is calling for a general election, will vote on a motion of civil unrest today.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Crisis talks continue between Ireland, the IMF, EU and ECB; The High Court will decide if a HIV positive mother should be forced to give her child anti retro-viral drugs at birth; and New Zealand waits for some signal from 29 trapped miners.