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2 December 2015
GMB members from United Utilities, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water and Hartlepool Water are angry at rampant profiteering. Debt levels and consumer prices have risen, and two of the companies are attacking workers' pensions.
7 October 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Refugee solidarity in Austria and Greece, water protests in Brazil.
2 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world.
19 August 2015
Twenty-three of the 40 anti-water charges protesters arrested earlier this year in Ireland are expected to be charged with "false imprisonment" of the deputy prime minister following a peaceful sit-down protest in Dublin in 2014.
8 July 2015
Short dispatches on the utter hypocrisy of the bosses and their politicians.
30 April 2015
The first bills for water charges are being sent out in April and May to all homes in Ireland
25 March 2015
Dublin came to a halt on 20 March when 80,000 people marched against the government's imposed water charges
17 March 2015
Faced with lack of water for people, Sabesp cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists
25 February 2015
For breaking an injunction compelling them to stay 20 metres away from all water meter installations, five protesters have been jailed for between 28 and 56 days each
18 February 2015
"Call off the dogs of war on people in Jobstown." These were the words of Socialist Party TD (member of parliament) Ruth Coppinger when she challenged the Tánaiste (deputy prime minister) Joan Burton in the Dáil (Irish parliament) on 12 February
16 February 2015
Arrests of anti-water charges activists in Ireland have been continuing. As of today (16th February) 22 people have been arrested including three teenagers
11 February 2015
What we saw & heard: Paul Murphy, the socialist TD (MP) for Dublin South West, was subjected to a dawn arrest by Gardai (police) last Monday, 9 February
10 February 2015
Yesterday four anti-water charges activists were arrested in connection with a community protest against an Irish government minister in Dublin last November
28 January 2015
Despite efforts by Stormont politicians and many in the Northern Ireland media to vilify them, striking NI Water workers have won significant concessions from management
28 January 2015
This government cares more about profits for energy companies than it does about what happens to people
11 December 2014
London Socialist Party members attended a protest at the Irish embassy in London.
10 December 2014
Once again workers are in revolt against "elderly and haggard" European capitalism - as the Pope accurately described it. Six years into 'the Great Recession' austerity and mass unemployment have become permanent continent wide
26 November 2014
But movement stronger than ever: On 14 November, an anti-water charges protest took place in Jobstown, Tallaght against Labour Tánaiste (Irish deputy prime minister) Joan Burton. Following this the entire media, government and establishment went into overdrive.
19 November 2014
Poorest robbed: A new report on the effects on households of Con-Dem austerity cuts and income tax reductions found, unsurprisingly, that wealth has shifted further from the poorest to the richest
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