In Conversation with Joan Collins TD

“It doesn’t work like that,” she said, “our role as Socialists is to agitate, educate, and organise in order to build a movement communities themselves can take ownership of and lead.”

What is Wrong with Ireland’s ‘Radical’ Left?

In spite of the heroic on-street rhetoric of Boyd Barrett and Murphy the left will be filled with left-leaning members of Sinn Féin and an assortment of independents – all without any meaningful sense of solidarity, bereft of all leadership, and – as per usual – it will be ordinary people who will be made to suffer another austerity government.