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# socialist - Monday 7 October, 2019

Portugal's socialist party prepares for another term in government after general election
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Portugal's socialist party prepares for another term in government after general election

Oct 7th 2019, 9:34 AM 8,427 Views 25 Comments

The party fell short of a parliamentary majority.

# socialist - Thursday 1 December, 2016

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election
# Unpopular
# Unpopular

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election

Dec 1st 2016, 7:59 PM 7,562 Views 42 Comments

His popularity had hit rock bottom after a term in office marked by terror attacks, high unemployment and embarrassing revelations about his private life.

# socialist - Monday 15 December, 2014

Why this TD WAS elected to break the law
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why this TD WAS elected to break the law

Dec 15th 2014, 10:20 PM 18,499 Views 125 Comments

Analysis: Paul Murphy has always been upfront about his intention to boycott water charges… and has encouraged others to follow suit.

# socialist - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night
# Protest
# Protest

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:32 AM 15,562 Views 152 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD wasn’t having any of it in the Dáil last night.

# socialist - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

Sep 18th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,013 Views 96 Comments

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

# socialist - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race
# Left-wing Tensions
# Left-wing Tensions

Ex-MEP "would prefer" if People Before Profit had stayed out of Dáil race

Sep 9th 2014, 11:59 AM 8,974 Views 54 Comments

Socialist Paul Murphy wasn’t happy with PBP after losing his seat in the Euros. Now they’ve declared a candidate in Dublin South-West.

# socialist - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'Scandalous': One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests
# Response Times
# Response Times

'Scandalous': One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests

Jun 24th 2014, 3:34 PM 12,754 Views 116 Comments

Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.

# socialist - 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 9,924 Views 42 Comments

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

# socialist - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

The Socialist Party thinks Labour could be 'wiped out' within three years

Apr 29th 2014, 1:25 PM 7,663 Views 89 Comments

Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.

# socialist - Monday 28 April, 2014

Joe Higgins to quit Dáil at end of this term to clear way for Coppinger
# Socialist Realism
# Socialist Realism

Joe Higgins to quit Dáil at end of this term to clear way for Coppinger

Apr 28th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,631 Views 65 Comments

The outspoken TD’s insisting he will stay in politics “in a different capacity”.

# socialist - Monday 31 March, 2014

Manuel Valls named as new French prime minister
# Popular
# Popular

Manuel Valls named as new French prime minister

Mar 31st 2014, 10:06 PM 9,744 Views 5 Comments

Valls has consistently topped opinion polls as France’s favourite politician.

# socialist - 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 7,238 Views 72 Comments

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

# socialist - 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 92 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.

# socialist - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

Mar 5th 2013, 10:07 PM 18,691 Views 170 Comments

The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

# socialist - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax
# Net Gains
From The42
# Net Gains

Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax

Dec 30th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,545 Views 0 Comments

Footballers earning over €1m, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, would have lost a heft chunk of their weekly wage.

# socialist - 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.

# socialist - Sunday 22 April, 2012

L'explainer: The candidates and issues in the French presidential election
# France
# France

L'explainer: The candidates and issues in the French presidential election

Apr 22nd 2012, 9:15 AM 2,190 Views 13 Comments

France goes to the polls today in the first round of voting for the country’s next president. Can Nicolas Sarkozy secure a second term or will he be replaced in the Élysée? TheJournal.ie looks at the candidates and the issues…

# socialist - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Poll: How will you be voting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you be voting?

Feb 24th 2011, 8:53 AM 5,029 Views 0 Comments

It’s decision time: which party’s getting your number one?