David Swanson discusses the compelling life and iconic contribution of legendary Irish revolutionary and anti-imperialist, Constance Markievicz.
David Swanson argues that veganism has been given a bad rap on the left and that the movement could be a key contributor in the fight to save the planet – and change society.
This article will rightfully be dominated by the commemoration of fourteen innocent civilians who lost their lives amidst the terror inflicted by colonial troops in Derry. The incidents of January 1972 remain etched in the memory of the city and the island, serving a fatal reminder of just how far a colonial order in London will go to maintain hegemonic order over the indigenous Irish in their homes and communities.
The Irish Bloody Sunday is propped up by endless comparable accounts throughout republican history, but it is important to note that imperialists throughout the world maintain similar strategies to subjugate populations to the whims of a ruling class, even within their own domestic boundaries.
The Orange Order marching season is an extremely challenging annual fixture for Scotland for obvious reasons – principally, it ignites tribal loyalties which often split communities and occasionally even families into polarised sub-groupings. Most Scots correctly identify the Orange Order as being a protestant institution originating across the Irish sea, but less known is theContinue reading “Orange Order in Scotland”
The effects of climate change remain a common discussion point in today’s society, as all forms of broadcasting continually highlight that we must be mindful that our current routines are ruining the planet as we know it. This is something the left should celebrate; forcing climate change deniers to retreat into sectarian cluster groups that bear little relevance or influence upon society is a victory that should not be taken lightly and positively celebrated.
As Ireland once again moves to commemorate another anniversary of the 1919-1921 War of Independence, we have a collective duty to preserve the memories of both participants and significant events that solidified the reawakening of national anti-imperial sentiment. With that comes a responsibility to articulate an accurate depiction of the period that is often overlooked;Continue reading “Remembering the Limerick Soviet”