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# left-wing - Monday 3 June, 2019

Opinion: The left is not inspiring any confidence that it can challenge the status quo

The left-wing parties failed to progress the ideas behind Right2Change – so potential voters stayed at home, writes Cillian Doyle.

# left-wing - Friday 18 January, 2019

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left

Ordinary working-class people are being silenced by left-wing commentators, because of their lack of regard for modern liberal terminology, writes Conor Kenny.

# left-wing - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'We'll talk to all parties': Sinn Féin amends motion stating it can only go into power with left-wing parties

Sinn Féin says it is ready to ‘step up’ and enter government after the next election.

# left-wing - Monday 26 March, 2018

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield.

# left-wing - Friday 15 September, 2017

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'

Patrik Liljeglod is a group leader of Sweden’s Left Party, based in the city of Falun.

# left-wing - Monday 3 August, 2015

From The42 'You're trying to do things off the ball that help guys everywhere else' Power Player

'You're trying to do things off the ball that help guys everywhere else'

Luke Fitzgerald explains what the role of a left wing entails with Ireland.

# left-wing - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

# left-wing - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Column: Is the Socialist Party cloaking itself as ‘Anti-Austerity Alliance’?

At its core, the newly-registered AAA is asking people to vote for members of our already-established Socialist Party, says Aaron McKenna.

# left-wing - Saturday 4 January, 2014

SIPTU: 'Unity on the left could have prevented the bank guarantee'

The General President of the union has also called for more unity on the left to build a ‘New Republic’.

# left-wing - Sunday 27 October, 2013

‘This is more than dollars and cents’: US trade unions bring anti-austerity message to Ireland

Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to about the political deadlock in the US.

# left-wing - Monday 7 October, 2013

SIPTU President says Labour are "battling at the gates of hell"

Jack O’Connor said that the left must be united, accusing their parties of a “poverty of ambition”.

# left-wing - Friday 5 April, 2013

Column: Nessa Childers said what many ordinary Labour members really think about the government

Eamon Gilmore will have one less Christmas card to write now – but if Labour took its MEPs seriously, this may never have happened, writes Nessa Childers’ former parliamentary assistant Ciara Galvin.

# left-wing - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Róisín Shortall resignation 'a wrong decision' - Jan O'Sullivan

The Minister of State also spoke about Minister Hogan’s Traveller letter controversy, why gender quotas are a positive thing, and why she’s not in politics for a career.

# left-wing - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: What’s happening to left-wing parties in Ireland?

A significant impact of Labour being in government is the failure of left-wing ideas and alternatives to austerity to gain further popular support, writes Dr Rory Hearne.

# left-wing - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Column: Sharing power is bad for the health of junior coalition partners

Sharing government can be like a bad marriage, writes Rory Costello – and it certainly looks that way for Labour.

# left-wing - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Column: Why hasn’t a far-right party like Golden Dawn emerged in Ireland?

High unemployment and political disillusionment are often a breeding ground for the far right, writes Rory Costello. So why hasn’t one emerged?

# left-wing - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From The42 Six jerseys up for Guinness Series grabs after Ireland's injury crisis Grabsies

Six jerseys up for Guinness Series grabs after Ireland's injury crisis

The current selection headache for Declan Kidney opens the door for some November heroics.

# left-wing - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Column: Troubles over Mick Wallace follow a long line of left-wing splits

The Irish left has a history of schism, writes Adrian Grant – but if it wants to reap electoral rewards it must learn to co-operate.

# left-wing - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Hugo Chavez has been in power for almost 14 years – but his opponent in the presidential election is in a statistical dead heat with the president in opinion polls.

# left-wing - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Celebrated US author Gore Vidal dies aged 86 RIP This post contains videos

Celebrated US author Gore Vidal dies aged 86

The author, playwright, politician and commentator whose vast and sharpened range of published works and public remarks were stamped by his immodest wit and unconventional wisdom, died in Los Angeles.

# left-wing - Sunday 24 June, 2012

'It's imperative the left unites': How the ULA wants to become a political party

An alliance of three main groups, the United Left Alliance eventually wants to become a full political party but there are differences within the group about how quickly that should happen.

# left-wing - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: Kermit responds to Fox News claim that Muppets push liberal agenda Fur And Balanced This post contains videos

Watch: Kermit responds to Fox News claim that Muppets push liberal agenda

Kermit gave a fair and balanced answer when asked about the Fox News comments – leaving Miss Piggy to deliver the killer blow.