Mr J. Higgins: The haste in which the Minister is pushing this Bill
through Dáil Éireann (Parliament) is not just indecent but obscene. The
Government, when it comes to targeting the vulnerable, cannot hasten
enough. However, when it comes to targeting the landlords, the
financiers or the legal robbers of the...
2004 will be a defining year for the Fianna Fail/Progressive Democrat
coalition. They face their first electoral test on 11 June in the Local
and European elections the first to take place since their re-election
THE BATTLE against the bin tax in the last two months has raised ominous
signs for all workers. The capitalist establishment in all its guises -
political parties, media, courts and the Gardai has demonstrated its
ruthlessness in dealing with this challenge to their rule.