ULA Programme

fluffykontbiscuits

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Seems they have a fairly decent set up

Our Programme | United Left Alliance

Their main policies are

-End the bailout of banks and developers
-Tax the greedy not the needy
-End the jobs crisis
-Reverse the cuts – Defend public services
-Equality for all
-Protect the environment
-Build a real left alternative in Ireland and Europe

The first six Im in agreeance with but the last seems a tad anti European do you think?
 


eoghanacht

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@galleyslave.

I see you didn't actually read any of the link
 

EUrJokingMeRight

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ULA are not a viable alternative but fair dues for trying something new.
 

SevenStars

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ULA are not a viable alternative but fair dues for trying something new.
Im making up my mind whether I should vote for them as a protest vote.

Whether or not they are a viable alternative isnt the point as they arent running enough candidates to form a goverment.

People will vote for them to give a message to Labour.
 

EUrJokingMeRight

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Im making up my mind whether I should vote for them as a protest vote.

Whether or not they are a viable alternative isnt the point as they arent running enough candidates to form a goverment.

People will vote for them to give a message to Labour.
If you want to protest, then protest.
There is no such thing as a protest vote.
Armchair protesting at its laziest.
A vote is a vote.
Treat it as such, and be glad you have that luxury.
Even though FF would try to deny you that vote.

I say again, If you want to protest, then protest.
There are plenty of protests planned over the coming weeks.
 

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Having read their site & looked at their candidate pledge I am impressed that the authors have avoided any attempt at inclusion. They love their comfortable clichés and divisive rants. They have a distant connection with reality. They fit right into the Irish political culture while managing to avoid making any useful contribution. They could have constructed a positive message centered on equality of outcomes and the necessary changes to achieve that result without the finger wagging and alienating judgmental approach. Blaming people who acted as they did for doing what society rewards is as effective doing King Canute impersonations on Dollymount Strand ranting at the tide.
Better the comfort of delusion than grapple with messy reality. :mad:
 

Mission Rock

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They are pro-trade union.
This statement is a little misleading, as it implies that they are in favour of our current unions and our current union leadership.
In fact, their document states that they are in favour of reclaiming and rebuilding the union movement. This is a sentiment which will resonate with many of those involved in the booing of O'Connor and Begg at the weekend.
 

Éireann go Brách

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A vote for the ULA is a vote for open doors uncontrolled immigration

The ULA like lax immigration controls for low skill immigration workers for three main reasons(there are others)

1
The immigrants are more likely to vote ULA

2
The immigrants will make live harder(low skilled job displacment) for poor working Irish class people thus making them more politised and radiclaised and more likey to vote ULA

3
Such immigration will lead to a rise in far right and immigration control parties
which would otherwise not exist this gives the ULA another recrutiing tool for their cadres and a rasion d'ete other than their unworkable economic policies. i.e. the ULA now become anti-racists and anti-facists activists rather than just communist

These polices are kept secret and only known to the higher echelons
of the politburo of these groups.

Ask yourself this why would a party which supports the working class not be in favour of strict immigration control laws for low skilled workers?

Who benefits?




Stop the deportation of the Adeniran family | Socialist Party
 

The Salmon of Knowledge

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A vote for the ULA is a vote for open doors uncontrolled immigration

The ULA like lax immigration controls for low skill immigration workers for three main reasons(there are others)

1
The immigrants are more likely to vote ULA

2
The immigrants will make live harder(low skilled job displacment) for poor working Irish class people thus making them more politised and radiclaised and more likey to vote ULA

3
Such immigration will lead to a rise in far right and immigration control parties
which would otherwise not exist this gives the ULA another recrutiing tool for their cadres and a rasion d'ete other than their unworkable economic policies. i.e. the ULA now become anti-racists and anti-facists activists rather than just communist

These polices are kept secret and only known to the higher echelons
of the politburo of these groups.

Ask yourself this why would a party which supports the working class not be in favour of strict immigration control laws for low skilled workers?

Who benefits?




Stop the deportation of the Adeniran family | Socialist Party
Take your worn out racism somewhere else fascist.
 

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They also believe in Mass immigration into Ireland

- at a time when there are not enough jobs for Irish Workers and thousands are forced to leave their own Country to find work.

Perhaps they could explain this to me as to how allowing more immigrants into Ireland is in Irish Workers interests at a time like this?
 

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Having read their site & looked at their candidate pledge I am impressed that the authors have avoided any attempt at inclusion. They love their comfortable clichés and divisive rants. They have a distant connection with reality. They fit right into the Irish political culture while managing to avoid making any useful contribution. They could have constructed a positive message centered on equality of outcomes and the necessary changes to achieve that result without the finger wagging and alienating judgmental approach. Blaming people who acted as they did for doing what society rewards is as effective doing King Canute impersonations on Dollymount Strand ranting at the tide.
Better the comfort of delusion than grapple with messy reality. :mad:
could you give some examples from the ULA website please?
 

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That doesnt make them Marxists.

There are Marxists very opposed to Trade Unions.
RBB wants to national banks and resources. That sounds like Lenin to me.

This statement is a little misleading, as it implies that they are in favour of our current unions and our current union leadership.
In fact, their document states that they are in favour of reclaiming and rebuilding the union movement. This is a sentiment which will resonate with many of those involved in the booing of O'Connor and Begg at the weekend.
And I hate trade unions.
 


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