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Our Elders Demonstrate in Dublin: “Gas Us, It’s Quicker!”

12,000 mostly elderly people demonstrated in the rain in front of the Dail today against the massive budget cuts hitting, as they made clear, “the young, the old and the dead”.  The Fine Gael/Labour party coalition government is proposing a … Continue reading

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Troika Treatment for Greece, The Spanish Way

Spain is catching up with Greece, in a disastrous way: part of the new austerity package negotiated by the Spanish government with the Troika is the decision not to adjust the salaries of public sector employees and workers to the … Continue reading

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Nessa Childers MEP calls IFSC lobbying group ‘an unelected cabal of civil servants and financiers’

Media Release (nessachilders.ie/news) 8th August 2013  Nessa Childers MEP calls IFSC lobbying group ‘an unelected cabal of civil servants and financiers’ The Independent MEP for Ireland East, Nessa Childers, has called for complete openness and transparency about the operations of … Continue reading

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Greek Government To Close Schools and Hospitals; Poverty, Homelessness in EU Rising, Driven by Troika “Crisis

18 June (EIRNS) Drachma 5 party leader Theodore Katsanevas warned recently that the government shutdown of Greek national broadcaster ERT would be followed by a “holocaust” of job losses in the public sector. Now the Greek Reporter of Canada has … Continue reading

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The Latest on Greece: Government Threatens To Use Law To Break Teachers Strike, Shuts HIV Clinics

  11 May (EIRNS) The Greek government is using a law that was created by the pre-World War II military dictatorship to break a planned teachers strike. Athens has threatened to impose the “civil mobilization law,” under which the government … Continue reading

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Greek Givernment Forces Through More Genocidal Troika Demands

Greek Government Passes More Genocidal Cuts April 29 (EIRNS)–The Greek government has forced through Parliament all the cuts that the EC-ECB-IMF Troika has demanded, ensuring even more misery for the population. The so-called Multi-Bill was passed by 168-123, with the … Continue reading

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Romney on Obama: “NERO IS FIDDLING”

L.A. Times headline: “Back in the spotlight, Romney criticizes Obama (a.k.a. ‘Nero’)” LaRouche Irish Brigade editors’ comment: Now where have we heard that before? Maybe if Romney had had the brains and guts to say THAT in the Presidential debates … Continue reading

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THE IMF ATTEMPTS A `NUREMBERG DEFENSE’ FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN GREECE

5 Jan. 2013 (LPAC) — “We had no idea at the time, what it would lead to”, was the defense of themselves, attempted by many government and military officials under Hitler’s Third Reich,when they came to be charged with crimes … Continue reading

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Shane McEntee RIP

On the life and death of Shane McEntee TD, who took his own life yesterday. McEntee, the Fine Gael Junior Minister of Farming, Farm safety and Horticulture, from a farming family and himself a cattle farmer , was remember today … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams: Reverse the despicable, obscene and nasty little cut

Speaking today at Leinster House, Sinn Féin leader, Gerry Adams TD, said his party’s motion of no confidence in the government, to be tabled tonight, is a “reflection of the mood of the people”. Addressing government TDs Teachta Adams said: … Continue reading

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