Tag: PBP

Punk gig supports McStrikers!

VICTORY TO THE McSTRIKERS! Last night we’d a great gig for People Before Profit D8, where Joe Carolan, organising the striking McDonald workers in the UK, addressed the crowd. Brilliant music from El Clash Combo (Clash tribute band), Fans of

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Historic underfunding of water system by successive governments reason for current infrastructure crisis

Historic underfunding of water system by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments are the reasons for current infrastructure crisis. People Before Profit have outlined a number of measures that could be used to pay for water infrastructure upgrades and

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Bin charges set to soar in the great bin rip off

Bin charges set to soar in the great bin rip off New charges proposal a “blank cheque” for waste companies to boost profits People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has said that the recent announcement that the government are set

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Pension inequality – a serious issue to be addressed

Brid insisted on revisiting this issue because many pensioners, most of them women, stand to loose about 30 Euros per week in pension entitlements if the government is let get away with their plan to discriminate on an planned ‘ageist’

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Bríd Smith TD defends ASTI strike in the Dáil today

Bríd challenges the Taoiseach to support the principle of equality – equal pay for equal work – a key demand of the ASTI dispute

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Bríd on Claire Byrne Live-tax wealth and profits to fund services

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Proud to support our nurses!

A livley protest outside the Dail today by young nurse who’s just demands must be met immediately!

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Shane Ross – get your finger out, whatever about the cheque book!

  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_g65q6UagG4cFcxR0lOb1U0ZzA/view Click on the link above to hear Bríd Smith TD argue on Claire Byrne’s radio show, Saturday Sept 17th, that left independents must not sell out on left principles. She goes on to defend Dublin Bus workers and demands

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Bríd on Prime Time: NAMA – rotten to the core

  Bríd Smith TD, on Prime Time last night, called out the political establishment on NAMA, describing it as a mechanism for “..offloading private debt onto public shoulders”

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Coveney’s housing plan – help rich developers get richer!

With homelessness at record levels all the government plans are about is helping rich developers get richer. Shame on them!

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