Solidarity 'think-in' before Dáil returns

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PBP are for a border poll (since Gerry Carroll got elected) while Sol/AAA are against one, let's see them finding a common policy on that one.
 

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They don't need an agreed policy on every issue. If they can move forward on even a couple of the basic demands then that is a good thing - homelessness, unemployment and healthcare, for example.

Maybe SF should join in and stop deflecting the public debate onto 'issues' that few people care about. The victory in the water charges dispute shows that united action can bring results and more can be achieved this winter if the broadest left sticks together.
 

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I think you guys have two trends on this issue going at the same time.
 

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The Solidarity PbP organisation is holding a think-in to discuss upcoming issues, such as corporate tax, homelessness and the 8th Amendment referendum.

Richard Boyd Barrett says a number of issues to be discussed at think in | BreakingNews.ie

I'm sure many potential voters would welcome a chance to get involved in the discussion. Maybe one of our many left and republican parties might consider having such discussions in public.
"I don't know about an election but we are certainly campaigning for issues such as dealing with the disastrous housing crisis, repealing the 8th Amendment and fighting for a fair distribution of the economic growth that's happening so everybody benefits from it instead of a small number of wealthy corporations and individuals,"
Interesting, if predictable, list.

  1. Housing: all parties are going to be pushing this one in the next GE, assuming that the current version of the 'plan' fails.
  2. Repealing the 8th will be over one way or the other before the next GE, but it will be a hot topic for the next year or so, depending on the date of the referendum.
  3. Interesting acknowledgement that the economy is in fact in recovery. However, Brexit may yet change the basis of that discussion, and we could be discussing a fairer distribution of the bitter lemons.
 

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Maybe SF should join in and stop deflecting the public debate onto 'issues' that few people care about. The victory in the water charges dispute shows that united action can bring results and more can be achieved this winter if the broadest left sticks together.
And how about a catchy slogan like: kill a foetus and win free water for life! Whatever about Peadar Tobin, I'm sure Gerry Adams and his fellow cultists would approve.
 

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Interesting, if predictable, list.

  1. Housing: all parties are going to be pushing this one in the next GE, assuming that the current version of the 'plan' fails.
  2. Repealing the 8th will be over one way or the other before the next GE, but it will be a hot topic for the next year or so, depending on the date of the referendum.
  3. Interesting acknowledgement that the economy is in fact in recovery. However, Brexit may yet change the basis of that discussion, and we could be discussing a fairer distribution of the bitter lemons.
Apparently they are going to break the fiscal space rules to tackle the housing crisis when they gain power.

Talk really is cheap.
 

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PBP are for a border poll (since Gerry Carroll got elected) while Sol/AAA are against one, let's see them finding a common policy on that one.
Reminds me of the old Seán Murray (founder of the Communist Party of Ireland) quote: 'You may ignore the National Question but the National Question will ignore you.'
 

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The Solidarity PbP organisation is holding a think-in to discuss upcoming issues, such as corporate tax, homelessness and the 8th Amendment referendum.

Richard Boyd Barrett says a number of issues to be discussed at think in | BreakingNews.ie

I'm sure many potential voters would welcome a chance to get involved in the discussion. Maybe one of our many left and republican parties might consider having such discussions in public.
Current social issues suits these political careerists and talking will do nothing to sort it out.
 

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PBP are for a border poll (since Gerry Carroll got elected) while Sol/AAA are against one, let's see them finding a common policy on that one.
Sol/AAA(Socialist Party) take their diktats from their leadership in London, so of course they are against a United Ireland.
 

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They don't need an agreed policy on every issue. If they can move forward on even a couple of the basic demands then that is a good thing - homelessness, unemployment and healthcare, for example.

Maybe SF should join in and stop deflecting the public debate onto 'issues' that few people care about. The victory in the water charges dispute shows that united action can bring results and more can be achieved this winter if the broadest left sticks together.
What you need to realise about Trots - all 57 varieties of them - is that the first thing they look for is something to disagree about. They do not look for something to agree about.
 

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People Before Profit

Wants to kill the Unborn

- and the Abortion Industry is vastly profitable

Go figure....
 

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What you need to realise about Trots - all 57 varieties of them - is that the first thing they look for is something to disagree about. They do not look for something to agree about.
The Trots have a simple policy. Find any national movement that might progress the country and split it from the inside so as to wreck it.
 

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Why bother having this conference. Its only taking some phone box off a homeless person
 

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So is PBP/ULA/SP etc now Labour 2.0 or will it be maintaining its principles?
 


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