Archive for September, 2011
I was doing a bit of research for my brother yesterday. He’s an Irish maritime historian and he asked me to get him a news report on a seamen strike in August 1951.
There was one line in it, though, which caught my eye.
It had to do with the effect of the strike on […]
[Text of Peter Bunting’s talk which was given on Sunday, 11 September 2011, at the 23rd Annual Desmond Greaves Summer School.
Peter Bunting is Assistant General Secretary of the ICTU with responsibility for Northern Ireland.]
Discussing an all-Ireland economy is a bit like discussing a European-wide currency. On the surface, we can talk the economist talk […]
I was catching my bus on Saturday evening when I came across this.
Not sure of the details. RTE said that it was started by a group of homeless people, but hard to know whether that is the case or not.
The building is under the direction of Nama at the moment, and formed part of […]
Audio recording of Professor Fred Magdoff’s presentation at the Greaves School on Friday (9 September).
The title of the talk is: The international economic crisis – making the periphery pay.
The session was chaired by councillor Catherine Connolly, Galway City Council and barrister.
Fred Magdoff is a professor emeritus at the University of Vermont and […]
More details to follow, but it will take place at the Fresh Claim Cafe & Photographic Gallery, 48 King Street, Belfast.
The event is intended not only as an exposé of the abuses of economic power in the South, but to facilitate discussion and an analysis of the present economic reforms in the North, and the […]