The above is a clip from the Tipp Today show on Tipp FM where Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate, and member of the Socialist Party, Cian Prendiville, debates against a representative from a new anti-immigrant party ‘National Independent Party’. The AAA stands for a united movement of all those affected by austerity, and rejects all divisions based on race, nationality, gender or age. As Cian outlines, we fight for a public investment programme to create jobs and stop the emigration crisis. This debate followed a press release by the Limerick branch of the AAA in response to the NIP saying the “Emigration, not Immigration is our problem“.
Because of a moratorium on any political activity the day before the election, yesterday was very quiet. Athens seemed to empty out somewhat as people went home to vote. However, the relative silence was punctured by sustained cheers and horn beeping when Greece beat Russia and progressed into the quarter finals of Euro 2012.
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A press conference was held today launching the Socialist Party's austeritytreaty.ie website and the pamphlet on “Austerity Treaty explained: how it undermines democracy & institutionalises austerity”.