Fritz Lang’s 1926 silent era sci-fi masterpiece, Metropolis, depicts downtrodden workers rising up against billionaire industrialists. It opens with; ‘The year is 2026, a Dickensian “best of times, worst of times,” total oppression and manipulation of the masses is wielded by the unquestionable power of the few.’
The patching up approach of Green Capitalism is simply capitalism’s latest attempt to annex subversive politics into its fold, creating profitable spaces in renewables while intensifying the destruction of the environment, stifling emerging consciousness and tricking our generation into sleepwalking into oblivion.
We, the Connolly Youth Movement support the YES vote in the upcoming divorce referendum on Friday the 24th of May 2019, currently, the law according to the constitution of the twenty six mandates that a married couple must be separated for four of the last five years to be granted a divorce, if the yes … Read moreConnolly Youth Movement statement on the divorce referendum
We were raised on false promises of white sands and opportunity, leaving us with only ourselves to blame for our failures. Last year in the 26 counties, every day that passed, another person lost the battle with their supposed failures and ended their life. The cultural hegemony that guarantees peace, in exchange for our labour, turns our mind into a warzone when our own realities come to light.
The following is a statement of solidarity from “The Red Nation”, Easter weekend 2019 Greetings relatives and comrades gathered in Ireland this weekend, The Red Nation sends our solidarity and revolutionary salutes to our relatives and comrades in the Irish Liberation Movement(s) as a whole. We join all of you in honoring and remembering … Read moreNative Americans Call For The End of British Occupation in Ireland – Statement
Below is an excerpt from the speech given by a CYM delegate at the Youth Communist League’s 49th Congress in Croyden, London, 2018. Go raibh maith agaibh, mo chomrádaí. A spectre is haunting Europe – the spectre of Brexit, and let it! Think tanks in a frenzy, bourgeoisie ordering Irish passports, Murdoch press defeated in … Read moreThose in Britain Supporting Ireland’s 32 County Socialist Republic
Transcript of speech Friends, old and new! My name is Alex, I am a member of the Connolly Youth Movement. As a student of Connolly’s thoughts and writings, a very short yet perfect quote springs to mind: Governments in capitalist societies are but committees of the rich to manage the affairs of the rich.. … Read moreCYM Statement on Housing at Waterford