The articles on this page give analysis from the ISN of today\'s political issues and historical events widely debated on the Left.
 
 
 
 
PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES
RESISTANCE WINTER 2013
No relief in sight for Northern economy
Sráid Marx - Dec 2013
Preparing for the next round
Alan MacSimóin - Dec 2013
Preparing for the next round
Alan MacSimóin - Dec 2013
Greeks Bearing Lessons
Ed Walsh - Dec 2013
Demanding a Future for Young People
S. Fitzgerald and M. Murphy - Dec 2013
Labour Goes From Boom To Bust
Kevin Quinn - Dec 2013
 
RESISTANCE AUTUMN 2010
The view from inside - a year on the council
Cieran Perry - Oct 2010
Dumb and Dumbest
Kevin Quinn (ISN) - Oct 2010
Remembering the Twelfth
Ed Walsh (ISN) - Oct 2010
Book review - Voices from the Grave - Ed Moloney
Tommy McKearney (Fourthwrite) - Oct 2010
What\'s gone wrong with football?
Paul Moloney (ISN) - Oct 2010
Latin America\'s challenge
Jose Antonio Gutierrez - Oct 2010
Rough Guide to Socialism - Revolution
Ed Walsh (ISN) - Oct 2010
 
IRELAND
Paris Bakery
Steven Morris - Jun 2014
Workers show their anger at economic crisis
Ed Walsh - Mar 2009
Reflections on the Anti War Movement in Ireland
Paul Moloney - May 2004
Green fig leaf: the weakest link
Colm Breathnach - Jul 2007
Labour Pains: The Irish Labour Party
Colm Breathnach - Oct 2004
Prospects for The left in The Republic of Ireland
Colm Breathnach - Sep 2003
Battle over Rossport
Ed Walsh - Nov 2005
When the Boom goes Bust - Thoughts on the Demise of the Celtic Tiger
Colm Breathnach - Jan 2007
Lisbon Treaty - After Ireland\'s \"No\" vote
Irish Socialist Network - Jun 2008
The Battle of the Bins
Colm Breathnach - Jan 2004
Parting Company - ending social partnership in Ireland
Irish Socialist Network - Jun 2003
More of the devil we know - winners and losers of Election 2007
Colm Breathnach - Jul 2007
Lisbon Mark II carries the day
Ed Walsh - Sep 2010
 
EUROPE
Whatever Happened to Anti-Capitalism?
Ed Walsh - Feb 2007
Sarko\'s victory in French elections
Ed Walsh - May 2007
How France\'s LCR organises
Murray Smith - Nov 2008
 
THE AMERICAS
The Race for the White House
Ed Walsh - Mar 2008
Is Venezuela on The Road to Dictatorship?
Ed Walsh - Jul 2006
After the re-election of Chavez - where now for the Bolivarian Revolution?
Ed Walsh - Apr 2007
Venezuela After The Referendum
Ed Walsh - Dec 2007
 
SOCIALIST HISTORY AND THEORY
1968 - Forty Years on
Ed Walsh - Apr 2008
Beyond the Life of Brian - Sectarianism and the Left
Ed Walsh - Aug 2007
Democracy vs. Capitalism
Ed Walsh - Nov 2007
The Rise and Fall of Communism in Europe
Ed Walsh - Sep 2007
The Ideas of Karl Marx: A Basic Introduction
Aindrias O Cathasaigh - Sep 2003
Leon Trotsky - a flawed prophet
Ed Walsh - Feb 2007
Socialist Classics: The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Colm Breathnach - Jan 2007
Uniting the Left? A reply to the Workers Solidarity Movement
Ed Walsh - Oct 2008
 
MIDDLE EAST
Book review: Iran Today - Dilip Hiro
Ed Walsh - Dec 2006
Palestine: Class, Colonialism & Economy
Colm Breathnach - Aug 2003
Putting \'Islamo-Facism\' to bed
Ed Walsh - Aug 2007
Crisis in Gaza
Ed Walsh - Feb 2008
Israel\'s war on Lebanon
Colm Breathnach - Oct 2006
Socialists and Palestine
Colm Breathnach - Jan 2003
Iraq - time for the occupiers to leave
Ed Walsh - Sep 2005
 
BRITAIN
What will Tony Blair\'s legacy be?
Ed Walsh - Oct 2006
Split in RESPECT
Ed Walsh - Dec 2007
Crisis In The SSP
Ed Walsh - Nov 2006
Gorgeous George
Ed Walsh - Jul 2007
 
RESISTANCE AUTUMN 2009
New dawn fades in Belfast
Colin Coulter - Sep 2009
Back to the eighties
Kevin Quinn - Sep 2009
Would you buy a used car from these people?
Ed Walsh - Sep 2009
Iran after the elections
Anne McShane - Sep 2009
Shell Shock in Mayo
Ed Walsh - Sep 2009
Book review - Rave twenty years on
Ed Walsh - Sep 2009
Rough Guide to Socialism - The European Union
Ed Walsh - Sep 2009
 
RESISTANCE SPRING 2010
Book Review: The Lost Revolution: the story of the Official IRA and the Workers Party
Colm Breatnach - Mar 2010
The Southern Bank Robbery
Kevin Quinn - Mar 2010
Government attacks community projects
Stephen Morris - Mar 2010
The end of social partnership
Fergus O'Connor - Mar 2010
Labour Gains
Ed Walsh - Mar 2010
Business as usual for Israeli apartheid
David Landy - Mar 2010
Rough Guide to Socialism - Changing the Media
Ed Walsh - Mar 2010
 
RESISTANCE SPRING 2009
The builders gave us this crisis - now they must give us their land
Kevin Quinn - Mar 2009
Left must rise to the challenge
John O'Neill - Mar 2009
Opposing cuts is a public service
Ed Walsh - Mar 2009
Responding to the crisis - views from the Left
WSM, Eirigi - Mar 2009
Book review - Inside Ulster Loyalism
Ed Walsh - Mar 2009
Rough Guide to Socialism - Public Ownership
Ed Walsh - Mar 2009
 
RESISTANCE SUMMER 2011
Ireland Worst
Colin Coulter - Jul 2011
Rough Guide to Socialism: Socialists and the Environment
Colm Breathnach - Jul 2011
Water charges coming down the pipe
John O'Neill - Jul 2011
On the road to bankruptcy - next stop default
Kevin Quinn - Jul 2011
Sinn Féin - a tale of two parties
Ed Walsh - Jul 2011
Now the real fight begins
Ed Walsh - Jul 2011
Book review - Hezbollah - a short history - Augustus Richard Norton (Princeton, 2009)
Ed Walsh - Jul 2011
Union activists plan resistance
Steven Morris - Jul 2011
 
RESISTANCE WINTER 2012
The whipping boy of Europe
Ed Walsh - Nov 2012
Syria in Revolt
Kevin Quinn (ISN) - Nov 2012
Where now for the ULA?
Joseph Loughnane (ULA Galway) - Nov 2012
BOOK REVIEW: Bloody Nasty People
Bernardo O Reilly - Nov 2012
Resistance to Household Tax holds firm
Kev Squires - Nov 2012
 
RESISTANCE AUTUMN 2011
We don\'t need Fianna Fáil Nua
Ed Walsh - Oct 2011
The Department of Injustice
Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh - Oct 2011
Burning Ireland for the bondholders
Paul Moloney - Oct 2011
BOOK REVIEW Sins of the Father - Conor McCabe
Garret Fitzpatrick - Oct 2011
A Laboured performance
Kevin Quinn - Oct 2011
ULA must build campaigning party
Eddie Conlon - Oct 2011
 
RESISTANCE SPRING 2012
Take back the unions - and take back the streets
Steven Morris - Apr 2012
France\'s New Anti-Capitalist Party stumbles
Colin Falconer (NPA, Saint-Denis) - Apr 2012
BOOK REVIEW - New Parties of the Left: Experiences from Europe
Ed Walsh (ISN) - Apr 2012
Scottish independence key issue for Left
Colm Breathnach (ISN) - Apr 2012
Ireland\'s elite laughing all the way to the bank
Kevin Quinn (ISN) - Apr 2012
The crisis of the UK state (part 1)
Allan Armstrong (SSP) - Apr 2012
The crisis of the UK state (part 2)
Allan Armstrong (SSP) - Apr 2012
 
RESISTANCE SPRING 2013
Ireland joins the Scramble for Africa
Andy Storey - May 2013
The Enigma of Hugo Chávez
Ed Walsh (ISN) - May 2013
After the ULA—what comes next?
Henry Silke - May 2013
Bordering on Absurdity
Colin Coulter - May 2013
Nelson\'s Pillar of Greed
Sráid Marx - May 2013
Getting the party started
Clare Daly - May 2013
 
 
 
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