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# socialism - Sunday 3 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 31,690 Views 76 Comments

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
# History
# History

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

Jan 21st 2019, 12:39 PM 11,271 Views 36 Comments

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
# Constituent Assembly
# Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

Jul 31st 2017, 10:11 AM 8,332 Views 47 Comments

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”?
# Read Me
# Read Me

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

Jun 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 3,685 Views 124 Comments

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
# RIP

Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90

Nov 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 78,488 Views 183 Comments

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
# Anti-austerity
# Anti-austerity

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

Nov 11th 2015, 2:19 PM 13,099 Views 118 Comments

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
# Socialist Revolution

The Anti-Austerity Alliance would consider nationalising Dunnes Stores

Apr 13th 2015, 10:13 AM 16,038 Views 144 Comments

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
# Stage-managed
# Stage-managed

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House

Jun 18th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,941 Views 42 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 5:00 PM 7,244 Views 72 Comments

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
# Austerity
# Austerity

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

Feb 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 107 Views 84 Comments

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’?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 765 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.

# socialism - Monday 26 August, 2013

Michael D to lead 1913 Lockout commemoration this weekend
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Michael D to lead 1913 Lockout commemoration this weekend

Aug 26th 2013, 10:33 PM 4,830 Views 28 Comments

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
# Election
# Election

Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede

Apr 15th 2013, 7:46 AM 4,723 Views 63 Comments

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
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change

Apr 14th 2013, 7:40 PM 5,608 Views 36 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 202 Views 70 Comments

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
# Faux Pas
# Faux Pas

US CEO mocks ‘three hours a day’ French workers

Feb 20th 2013, 5:53 PM 14,492 Views 64 Comments

“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
# Not So United
# Not So United

Socialist Party withdraws from United Left Alliance

Jan 26th 2013, 5:45 PM 13,808 Views 80 Comments

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
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

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

Dec 31st 2012, 4:09 PM 6,299 Views 41 Comments

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
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires

Dec 29th 2012, 3:28 PM 11,474 Views 67 Comments

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)
# Fidel Castro
# Fidel Castro

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

Dec 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 9,790 Views 25 Comments

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
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

Dec 14th 2012, 7:31 AM 2,721 Views 1 Comment

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
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Chavez returns from Cuba after cancer treatment

Dec 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,435 Views 23 Comments

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
# El Presidente
# El Presidente

Poll open in Venezuela in tough election for Chavez

Oct 7th 2012, 12:05 PM 3,262 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.

# socialism - Friday 28 September, 2012

France introduces 75 per cent income tax rate for millionaires
# Tax The Rich
# Tax The Rich

France introduces 75 per cent income tax rate for millionaires

Sep 28th 2012, 1:19 PM 9,696 Views 78 Comments

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
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Paul Murphy MEP

Sep 8th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,168 Views 27 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie 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
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Fergus Finlay

Jul 29th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,044 Views 7 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie 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
# Cuba
# Cuba

Pope meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

Mar 28th 2012, 10:15 PM 2,630 Views 31 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 25th 2012, 3:16 PM 14,329 Views 126 Comments

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
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery

Mar 17th 2012, 9:12 PM 1,780 Views 10 Comments

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
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for 'urgent' cancer treatment

Feb 27th 2012, 2:09 PM 2,311 Views 23 Comments

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
# Viva La Revolution
# Viva La Revolution

Cuba to allow citizens to buy and sell property

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:35 PM 495 Views 8 Comments

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

# socialism - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

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

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:30 PM 1,326 Views 0 Comments

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