Republic of Ireland

People Before Profit release election campaign song

People Before Profit have released a campaign song for the election campaign Performed by Paddy Nash from People Before Profit in Derry.
The chorus is as follows: "put the people before the profit/ put the need before the greed/ and we'll find a new direction beyond the Orange and the Green".
Richard Boyd Barrett, PBPA director of elections said,

Scandal as Irish Water pays twice the wholesale price for sub-standard water meters

Andrew Keegan, a People Before Profit candidate for Ballymun Ward and a construction manager, has exposed a huge scandal with Irish Water where taxpayers money is being wasted on substandard equipment.
Brid Smith, PBPA Euro candidate for Dublin said,
"This government talks a lot about value for money. But after the revelations about the money on consultants, there is another scandal brewing over how they are actually installing meters".
Andrew Keegan said:

Meet your bondholder: Mr Tepper

European Manifesto for a People’s Europe 2014

European Manifesto for a People’s Europe 2014
Yes to Democracy
No to Corporate Rule

Bríd Smith MEP Candidate for Dublin
PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT

Cllr Brid Smith, People Before Profit, launches her European election manifesto

Cllr Brid Smith, People Before Profit candidate of Dublin this morning launched her European election campaign outside the European Parliament Offices in Molesworth Street, Dublin. Cllr. Brid Smith, a leading member of the People Before Profit Alliance, is a long-standing campaigner and trade union activist and is playing a leading role in struggles the water charges and austerity.

How the Rich Back Each Other Up

John Molyneux

Glancing rather belatedly at the Business Pages of last Saturday’s Irish Times I was struck by several examples of class solidarity among what Karl Marx called ‘the bourgeoisie’- in other words, how the rich back each other up.

PBPA call on Labour-FG: Scrap the water tax – bring in the financial transaction tax instead

Richard Boyd Barrett, PBPA director of elections said,

"On May 6th 11 other EU countries plan to announce a Financial Transaction Tax but Ireland is not among them. Independent Think-Tank TASC estimate a financial transaction tax could raise €500 million, which could cancel the cost of the proposed water tax at €537 million".

Brid Smith, PBPA Dublin euro candidate said,

RACIST VANDALISM ON MIGRANT CANDIDATE'S ELECTION POSTERS

As a 5 year old child said, “Daddy, are they doing this just because you have a beard?”

Memet Uludag is the People Before Profit candidate in Fingal/Castleknock local election area. On May 1st, Memet spotted strange objects attached to two of his posters in Blanchardstown Main Street, at the t-junction of Superquinn Shopping Centre. On close inspection, he discovered that the objects attached to his face on the posters were large pieces of raw bacon. The bacon pieces were attached to the high hanging posters by celotape.

Rotten System Frees Bankers and Jails the Poor

The decision to allow two crooked former Anglo-Irish bankers to walk free from the Dublin Criminal Court this week has been greeted with outrage across the country.
Judge Martin Nolan ruled that it would be “unjust” to send former Anglo directors, Pat Whelan and Will McAteer, to jail “as a state agency led them into illegality and error.”
Nolan amazingly claimed that their actions were “not motivated by avarice or greed or the pursuit of profit”, despite both bankers having substantial shareholdings in the crashed bank!

Cllr Brid Smith, People Before Profit, launches her European election campaign

At a Press Conference this morning Cllr Brid Smith, People Before Profit, launched her European election campaign. Cllr. Brid Smith, a leading member of the People Before Profit Alliance, is a long-standing campaigner and trade union activist and is playing a leading role in struggles the water charges and austerity.

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