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# socialism - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Trump gives mammoth two-hour speech attacking Democrats, 'socialism' and the Russia investigation

Trump’s speech came as he sought to move on from a bruising week in domestic and international politics.

# socialism - Monday 21 January, 2019

Opinion: The Democratic Programme of the First Dáil was a radical socialist document

Far removed from the romantic vision of the Easter Proclamation, the programme outlined the material reality of what a new Ireland should stand for, writes Donal Fallon.

# socialism - Monday 31 July, 2017

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

# socialism - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Can socialist politics mount a serious challenge to Leo’s so-called “centrism”?

After Corbyn’s success, Marxist policies are now mainstream, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.

# socialism - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90 RIP

Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90

The revolutionary leader shaped Cuba for more than 50 years.

# socialism - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Portugal is in limbo after a left-wing alliance toppled the government

The conservative minority government was the shortest-lived administration in the country’s history.

# socialism - Monday 13 April, 2015

The Anti-Austerity Alliance would consider nationalising Dunnes Stores Socialist Revolution This post contains videos

The Anti-Austerity Alliance would consider nationalising Dunnes Stores

The retail giant is involved in an ongoing dispute with some unionised workers.

# socialism - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House

The Socialist TD was elected to represent Dublin West last month.

# socialism - Saturday 22 March, 2014

‘Labour deserve to be slammed’: Socialist Party MEP on being a voice for the working class

Paul Murphy said Irish politicians are ‘obsessed’ with being the poster child for austerity in Europe.

# socialism - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: The AAA emerged organically, not at the whim of the Socialist Party

There is a significant and growing political vacuum, and it’s into this vacuum that the Anti-Austerity Alliance has taken its first steps, writes Matt Waine.

# socialism - 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.

# socialism - Monday 26 August, 2013

Michael D to lead 1913 Lockout commemoration this weekend

Saturday will mark the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, one of the key events of the Lockout.

# socialism - Monday 15 April, 2013

Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede

Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.

# socialism - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change

Venezuelan’s went to the polls today to vote in a successor to Hugo Chavez.

# socialism - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Column: Chávez was a charismatic leader - but his economic legacy should be a warning

We’ve lost a colourful world leader who genuinely seemed to have the best interests of his people at heart. But the facts don’t lie – Chávez’s economic legacy is a warning against statist socialism, writes Aaron McKenna.

# socialism - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers

“They get one hour for breaks and lunch, talk for three and work for three,” the head of a US company wrote in a letter.

# socialism - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

The party of Joe Higgins has pulled out of the ULA, meaning the group now only has three members in the Dáil.

# socialism - Monday 31 December, 2012

Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# socialism - Saturday 29 December, 2012

French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires

The move is a blow for French president Francois Hollande who had made the planned 75 per cent tax rate his centrepiece tax measure.

# socialism - Friday 28 December, 2012

Fidel Castro visited Ireland in 1982 (and almost met Charles Haughey)

Cuban leader Fidel Castro left a gift for then-Taoiseach Charles Haughey during his brief stopover in Shannon in late 1982.

# socialism - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# socialism - Friday 7 December, 2012

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

The Venezuelan president said he was very happy to be back but did not elaborate on his health.

# socialism - 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.

# socialism - Friday 28 September, 2012

France introduces 75 per cent income tax rate for millionaires

France unveiled the toughest package of tax rises and spending cuts ever seen in the country during an economic downturn.

# socialism - Saturday 8 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Paul Murphy MEP

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Paul Murphy MEP picks a speech by socialist Karl Liebknecht.

# socialism - Sunday 29 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Fergus Finlay

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Fergus Finlay picks a speech by one of Ireland’s most famous trade union leaders.

# socialism - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Pope meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

The Pope gave an unusually political speech before hundreds of thousands of people in Cuba today.

# socialism - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a statue of Che Guevara be erected in Galway?

A US politician has written to the Taoiseach urging him to stop the statue being built – but supporters of the project say the statue will commemorate Che’s Irish heritage. What do you think?

# socialism - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery

The Venezuelan president rallied thousands of supporters who welcomed him home after receiving cancer treatment in Cuba.

# socialism - Monday 27 February, 2012

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

The Venezuelan leader says he will still run in October’s presidential election despite the recurrence of his illness.

# socialism - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Cuba to allow citizens to buy and sell property

The move is part of a series of free-market changes introduced by Raul Castro since he took over from Fidel.

# socialism - Sunday 9 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# socialism - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars Hugo

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Venezuela’s socialist president also warned that the West was trying to plunder Libya’s natural resources.