AH, BÁC Thatcher’s empowered female successor, Theresa May, was quoted as saying there is “no magic money tree” when being asked about raising taxes or borrowing more to make sure the NHS could keep running. What the slogan generally means is that there are insufficient state funds for important already state funded institutions (like the … Read more
Since the state’s formation, neutrality in international affairs has been a key tenet of foreign policy considerations in the 26 counties. However, it is a tenet that has seen continuous challenges from successive governments, and has been eroded by measures such as the south’s participation in EU Battlegroups, and by its co-operation with the EU’s … Read more
As the war in Ukraine reaches the end of its second week, the Connolly Youth Movement reiterates its opposition to both Russian aggression, and NATO antagonism and exacerbation of the conflict. As we write, thousands of refugees flee their homes, while thousands more, workers all, engage in futile and bloody battle at the behest and … Read more
Why is it deemed acceptable to show solidarity with Ukraine but not other nations experiencing oppression? Recent decisions on the part of UEFA and FIFA punishing Russian teams for their countries invasion of Ukraine, raise the question as to why similar action has been resisted against other states in the past
We call on Ireland to give voice to the humanitarian spirit of its people, whose own struggles sent them in mourning and in penury to all shores, to give refuge to the homeless and endangered of Ukraine and Russia, to those psychologically impacted by the realities of conflict. he workers of all nations are our brothers and sisters, and we must risk our own lives to prevent machines of death from passing through our country to kill them.
There is no clear path out of what is a highly complex situation. This is not a Disney film and therefore no “good guys” and “bad guys”. Don’t be a gullible idiot for NATO and the EU. Resist all colour revolutions they instigate and let the people of Belarus conduct their own struggles, as a sovereign and independent country.