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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Wednesday June 06, 2007 13:48 by Gan ainm
On Saturday June 23rd Belfast ABC will be hosting an evening in support of Mumia Abu Jamal who's fate hangs in the balance amid colliding appeals by both prosecution and defence the outcome of which could see either the quashing of his bogus conviction for the shooting dead of a Philadelphia policeman 26 years ago or indeed the reinstatement of his death penalty which was dropped in 2001. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / press release Friday May 25, 2007 20:30 by reabhloid dearg
An estimated 200 people attended an anti-drugs rally in the Short Strand this evening. The rally was called after the Republican Socialist Movement in the area had taken a hard line stance against drug dealers pushing their illicit dealings onto children and others. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday May 09, 2007 18:18 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 8 comments (last - friday may 11, 2007 11:49)   image 5 images
20 anti-war protestors took part in a demonstration outside Laganside Courts in Belfast today where two activists were up after being arrested the previous day during a peaceful protest against the visit of Tony Blair. read full story / add a comment
antrim / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Wednesday May 09, 2007 00:15 by Joe King
100 years ago Belfast saw the first big battle between the working and employing classes in Ireland. The dockers' and carters' strike was the spark which lit a fire of working class militancy. Workers were flexing their muscle, Catholic and Protestant were uniting, 'Larkinism' was giving the bosses nightmares. Even the police got caught up in the new mood and mutinied. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / anti-war / imperialism / news report Tuesday May 08, 2007 15:39 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 15 comments (last - tuesday may 08, 2007 20:22)   image 25 images
Photos from the anti-war protest outside Stormont's parliament building, the protest at Strandtown PSNI barracks and the protest at the Newsletter offices behind Belfast City Hall. read full story / add a comment
antrim / anti-war / imperialism / news report Tuesday May 08, 2007 14:49 by Brian   text 25 comments (last - saturday may 19, 2007 16:11)   image 3 images
The 'new approach to policing' was there for all to see today as members of the RUC/PSNI got stuck into those protesting at Tony 'man of peace' Blair's presence in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
antrim / miscellaneous / press release Tuesday May 08, 2007 12:53 by Executive
The Northern Ireland Assembly must immediately set to work addressing the
real issues facing people living here, rather than simply being a photo-op a
day for some of the key players, SDLP Youth Chairman Gary McKeown has said. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Sunday May 06, 2007 02:11 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 4 comments (last - friday may 11, 2007 15:05)   image 5 images
Protestors campaigning for airport workers and for dock workers were present along the route of May Day parade in Belfast on Saturday 5th May, challenging the trade union movement on its record in these disputes. read full story / add a comment
antrim / arts and media / news report Wednesday April 11, 2007 19:17 by Anthony Wisener   text 4 comments (last - tuesday november 01, 2011 01:10)   video 2 video files
Ballymena born writer Gerard McKeown has won The New Belfast PerformancePoetry Cup, after competing in an intensive slam contest, which featured competitors from all over Ulster. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / anti-capitalism / news report Saturday March 31, 2007 21:13 by J.Carax   text 13 comments (last - wednesday may 09, 2007 23:43)   image 14 images
Short report and pics from todays march in Belfast. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / miscellaneous / press release Tuesday March 27, 2007 14:44 by Student Struggle   text 1 comment (last - wednesday march 28, 2007 10:21)   image 2 images
Last week the students of Queen's University in Belfast elected a member of the Sheena Campbell Ógra Shinn Féin Cumann, which is based in the Belfast University, onto the executive of Queen's Students Union. Michál Harkin was elected to the position of VP Education.
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What is Shell's wildli_e?
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Saturday March 24, 2007 17:55 by Ciarán   text 4 comments (last - wednesday january 30, 2008 19:17)   image 3 images
Around ten Shell to Sea activists took part in a protest today outside the Odyssey Arena's W5 attraction in Belfast, where a wildlife photography exhbition sponsored by Shell Oil is being presented from today. read full story / add a comment
IRSP comrades with erected billboard
antrim / consumer issues / press release Tuesday March 06, 2007 04:22 by TMcManus   text 1 comment (last - sunday march 11, 2007 08:29)   image 1 image
The IRSP have added their voice to the struggle against water charges yet again, this time by erecting a billboard to promote the campaign. read full story / add a comment
antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Sunday March 04, 2007 22:29 by reabhloid dearg   text 4 comments (last - wednesday march 07, 2007 21:15)
Belfast IRSP representative, Gerard Foster, has today hit out at the filming and photographing of a peaceful white line picket by the PSNI outside the party’s national headquarters on the Falls Road. read full story / add a comment
Door to Door
antrim / miscellaneous / press release Wednesday February 28, 2007 12:53 by Student Left   text 11 comments (last - tuesday march 20, 2007 20:29)   image 3 images
Ógra Shinn Féin have launched a recruitment drive in the 2 main Universities in Belfast, Queens and Jordanstown.

A new leaflet has been published specifically focussing on recruitment in these 2 areas.

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antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Saturday February 03, 2007 16:43 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 2 comments (last - monday february 05, 2007 15:21)   image 2 images
People Before Profit organised a picket today outside the RVH on the Falls Road, to protest plans to introduce the Private Finance Initiative to the hospital. Around 40 people, includling members of staff at the Royal, took part in the picket. read full story / add a comment
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antrim / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday February 02, 2007 13:08 by Ciarán Ó Brolcháin   text 3 comments (last - sunday february 04, 2007 01:01)   image 6 images
A candle-lit vigil was held by Shell to Sea activists outside Belfast City Hall on Thursday to remember those who have suffered internationally because of the policies of Shell Oil. read full story / add a comment
Picket forces Echo to cancel it's recruitment day
antrim / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Thursday February 01, 2007 19:22 by non-payer   text 4 comments (last - thursday february 15, 2007 21:39)   image 2 images
Congratulsations to everyone who took part in todays successful picket, the first of many! read full story / add a comment
antrim / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Thursday February 01, 2007 12:23 by Ireland plc
Mrs Thatcher once said 'there was no such thing as society or community', and she dedicated her years in power to destroying many working class communities, through privatisation and closure of industries, and the depletion of council public housing stock by promoting private property ownership.

In Thatchers tiny insulated world of isolated inward looking, nuclear family units, living in detached or semi detached private properties, whose only opportunity for socialising is through the workplace, and only allegiance is to their isolated families, and making money. Hence the abundance of programmes on tv promoting buying houses, selling us the capitalist dream. read full story / add a comment
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