Connolly vs. the Melted Cheeseheads

Connolly’s legacy has been claimed by many groups, but most concerning are recent attempts by unscrupulous individuals on Ireland’s far-right to rewrite history and exploit weaknesses in the Left’s social media tactics to amplify their hateful message out of proportion. The CYM is leading the fight against many of these emergent fascist groups on the streets, and this physical battle cannot succeed without an ideological one being waged in concert.

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Enough About “Totalitarianism”

“Totalitarianism” is a bourgeois dog-whistle, and the philosophical complexity of class struggle is lost on them, as in most political spheres, but it should not be lost amongst us Marxists. Just as communists are vanguards of the revolution, so too must we be vanguards of the logic of revolution, and we must confront liberal propaganda in places where others simply cannot go by virtue of Marxist-Leninist analysis.

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Fine Gael Is Not A Normal Party

I can say without reservation that the landlords, employers and bourgeoisie of Ireland would consider our measures “totalitarian”, and would marshal their ill gotten resources to frame public opinion against all measures. The fact of the matter is that these measures, enacted by the working class, would benefit the working class, by reshaping the decision making process over wealth, and directing the wealth to the common interest.

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