What is Socialism?

“This crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his future career. I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, … Read moreWhat is Socialism?

A Response to the Miseducated Irish Alt-Right

Foreigners, migrants and asylum seekers are not those who sit in cabinet ruining Ireland. Blueshirts backed by Fianna Fail and the Labour Party are!   The Connolly Youth Movement rejects the idea that the solution to countering right wing arguments on migration, borders and the deprivation of communities is by shouting racist, fascist etc. We … Read moreA Response to the Miseducated Irish Alt-Right

Fighting the Right in Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

  This review is part of Forward’s ongoing Critical & Cultural Analysis series, which will analyse political themes in popular culture and use them to provoke critical discussion.   BlacKkKlansman, a new movie produced by Spike Lee and released on the 24th of August has amassed over forty-two million dollars in the box office as … Read moreFighting the Right in Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Tone Reloaded: Commemoration of a Revolutionary Legacy

On the 19th of August, the Peadar O’Donnell Socialist Republican Forum will be holding an event to commemorate Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen in Bodenstown, Co. Kildare. This will be the second annual event hosted by the forum with several political parties and organisations, women’s groups, youth organisations, cultural and sporting bodies coming together … Read moreTone Reloaded: Commemoration of a Revolutionary Legacy

Scooby Dooby Doo, Why Are You? — A Marxist Analysis

Scooby Doo is ultimately a materialist portrayal of the world. The protagonists, a group of travelling young people without a fixed home or source of income, are frequently confronted with ghosts and ghouls. These spectres are never the superstitious incarnations which they at first seem to represent, but are always contrived in order to hide … Read moreScooby Dooby Doo, Why Are You? — A Marxist Analysis