Caoimhe Butterly, Sive Bresnihan and myself had a chat about this global pandemic and how we are starting to grapple with experiences of fear, grief and mental health alongside questions of solidarity, social justice, radical hope and political imagination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yf7TJZBBKw
How far right hate organisers are targeting Ballygarret and Achill.
Ex-Brit and loyalist cheerleader Rowan Croft. Croft, Gript, The National Party and another far right actors trying to stir up racial tensions in Carrickmacross and other towns Here is a thread of some observations from over the weekend, via a Twitter thread I put together. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1180451165571633158.html
Illustration: Mark Malone Authors Note: In April 2019, the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg visited Ireland. The visit was part of a European public relations tour, itself part of a global exercise to minimise the damage caused by a stream of controversies around data privacy, information leaks, and centrally, Facebook's unwillingness to face up to … Continue reading Facebook, Zuckerberg & Far Right Mobilisation in Ireland
A daily diet of death, of conscious murder, fed through a TV news less 24hr than today but none the less onmipresent. A daily diet of fear, of conscious fear and insecurity. A daily choice to change your route to work so as to make it less likely you get shot and leave behind hopes … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth A vignette
Yesterday, Laurence Cox, writer, activist, teacher on social movements in posted this thread in Twitter yesterday. I thought it was worth sharing out. You can follow Laurence on Twitter here Tensions have already began to show with Saoirse Mc Hugh saying she will leave the Greens if they go into government with FF or FG. … Continue reading #GreenWave or Green Wash: A Thread by Laurence Cox.
Shell to Sea Submission on Policing Reform – 31st January 2018 Shell to Sea has over a decade of experience of dealing with An Garda Siochana as they policed the Corrib Gas protests. The Corrib Gas protests are the single largest source of Garda complaints that GSOC have had to deal with although no Garda … Continue reading Shell to Sea Submission on Policing Reform – 31st January 2018
We are a group of activist women from a wide variety of backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. Last week, a good number of the left-wing men we work and organise with seriously disappointed us. These men - our friends, our fellow trade unionists, activists, writers, organisers, and artists - shared and commented on a … Continue reading #CopOnComrades: Statement from feminists based in Ireland.