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From The Socialist newspaper, 9 September 2009

No to bosses' agenda

Anti-Lisbon Treaty campaigners in the Irish Republic's forthcoming referendum are angry that two big corporations - Ryanair and Intel - are spending as much as 1 million euros on promoting a 'yes' vote.

Dublin Socialist Party MEP Joe Higgins said: "The fact that both companies, which are anti-trade union, would be supporting Lisbon is indeed a comment on what Lisbon means, that it endorses the corporate agenda and not the agenda in the interests of working people."

Irish voters upset the plans of Europe's bosses by rejecting the Treaty in 2008 but a new referendum on Lisbon will be held on 2 October.


TUC conference fringe meeting

Respect the Irish 'No' vote - Reject the Lisbon Treaty

14 September 2009, 12:30pm.

Featuring speakers: Joe Higgins, Socialist Party MEP and Bob Crow, RMT general secretary

The Liverpool Bar, 14 James Street, near James Street station, Liverpool.

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