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# left-wing - Friday 6 November, 2020

'He could be incredible at this level' - Ireland excited about James Lowe's debut
# Free Spirit
From The42
# Free Spirit

'He could be incredible at this level' - Ireland excited about James Lowe's debut

Nov 6th 2020, 6:20 AM 8,070 Views 16 Comments

The 28-year-old Leinster wing could make his debut against Wales next week.

# left-wing - Monday 3 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 16,911 Views 86 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 32,339 Views 231 Comments

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
# Door Open
# Door Open

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

Jun 16th 2018, 9:15 AM 9,550 Views 67 Comments

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
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

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

Mar 26th 2018, 9:08 AM 30,640 Views 103 Comments

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'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

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

Sep 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 38,298 Views 78 Comments

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

# left-wing - Monday 3 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 7,551 Views 41 Comments

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
# Election 14
# Election 14

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

May 25th 2014, 6:50 PM 9,797 Views 68 Comments

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’?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 712 Views 155 Comments

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'
# Jack O'Connor
# Jack O'Connor

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

Jan 4th 2014, 4:00 PM 7,230 Views 75 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Oct 27th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,114 Views 23 Comments

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

# left-wing - Monday 7 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 7th 2013, 8:35 PM 6,800 Views 66 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 44 Views 49 Comments

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
# Roisin Shortall
# Roisin Shortall

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

Mar 16th 2013, 8:00 AM 7,450 Views 27 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 10th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,038 Views 94 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 123 Views 24 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 14th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,213 Views 126 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 30th 2012, 6:20 PM 2,450 Views 10 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 21st 2012, 8:30 AM 133 Views 44 Comments

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
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Oct 7th 2012, 12:05 PM 3,255 Views 31 Comments

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
# RIP

Celebrated US author Gore Vidal dies aged 86

Aug 1st 2012, 7:20 AM 3,562 Views 9 Comments

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
# Uniting The Alliance
# Uniting The Alliance

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

Jun 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,415 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 30th 2012, 11:02 AM 5,454 Views 12 Comments

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