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Better Know A Micro-Party: People Before Profit

One of the bigger Micro-Parties this time. Name: People Before Profit Alliance Founded: 2005 Leader: None* Representation: Five Local Councillors¬†(Three of them in the SWP) Politically: Far Left Associated With: Anti-Capitalism, Anti-EU, Anti-Tax, Anti-War, Pro-Union, Pro-Working Class Rights, Pro-Public Ownership … Continue reading

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Better Know A Micro-Party: Communists

Marxists this time. Name: Communist Party of Ireland Founded: 1933 Leader:¬†Eugene McCartan* Representation: None Politically: Far Left Associated With:¬†Anti-Capitilism, Anti-State, Anti-Class, Anti-Wage Labour, Anti-Private Ownership, Anti-Europe, Pro-Common Ownership, Pro-Union, Pro-Environment, Pro-Working Class Rights Notable Members: Michael O’ Riordan, founder. Online: … Continue reading

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Better Know A Micro-Party: Socialists

New post series, exploring Ireland’s smaller political parties. First up, some of the Trotskyites. Name: The Socialist Party Founded: 1996, but it really began in 1972. Leader: National Committee Representation: 1 MEP and 6 Local councillors Politically: Far Left Associated … Continue reading

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