The 2000 Ton Co-Living City

The Dublin Inquirer recently reported on how the new Hendrons Co-Living scheme will be managed, based on planning documents – and the findings are quite shocking. Thermal imaging cameras will be installed, to measure occupants body temperature; this data will then be collected and analysed. According to the Management Plan, “anyone displaying a raised temperature will be advised to isolate for a period”. Additionally, the digitised access control system will limit entry to certain parts of the building, based on the number of people in the space.

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A Train to Class: A Snowpiercer Review

As Snowpiercer is trending again, we’ve published a review looking at the ideological themes of the show.

Just like now, we see the struggle by a slim minority of us to maintain, sustain and develop an organic link to our class and ultimately facilitate the empowerment and emancipation of our class. To stay true to our cause and not compromise midway for a slightly more alluring lifestyle. To build a community instead of elevating individuals.

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It’s the Wrong Uncle Joe in the White House

Contrary to widespread belief and misinformation from the far right, Joe Biden and the Democrat Party are neither left wing nor communists, in fact, they are politically and economically identical to their Republican counterpart. They simply wrap themselves in the flag of social justice and smile at you while they deprive you or drone strike villages in the Middle East. 

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The Killing of George Nkencho

The recent shooting of George Nkencho has re-started the debate regarding Black Lives Matter, racism, the role of the Gardaí and all lives/white lives matter. The Connolly Youth Movement has had a few members attend the recent solidarity vigils and many of us have engaged in extensive debate with members of the public. This commentary has been formulated from those discussions.

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My Experience in Greece: A Case Study Against European Imperialism

I began to witness the true extent of human suffering caused by the EUs crushing austerity. Men and women with crippled limbs prostrated out with open palms begging for money. Desperate men selling pens and stationery on the train in a bid to make ends meet in a country without work. Pampered British expats corralled in Syntagma square while people counted coins to buy loaves of bread a couple of streets away.

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Comments on a Failed State

As the US continues to drift towards greater political division, the latest presidential election is a perfect example of what pathological denial can produce when it is utilized by those trying to avoid awkward political issues. Now that Joe Biden has been proclaimed as the winner of the heavily contested US presidential race and with what appears to be the formation of a coup attempt by Trump, the question on everyone’s lips is now what?

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