Mass movement defeated water charges before and will defeat them again
Press Statement: Paul Murphy TD (Solidarity) 10 June 2019 €500 excessive usage water charges are Trojan Horse for…
How the protest movement & boycott forced the suspension of water charges
The Fine Gael minority government was forced to suspend water charges. Michael O’Brien argues that this is a result of the protest movement that emerged in late 2014, the subsequent mass boycott of the charge and the fundamental weakness of this right-wing administration.
‘Gardaí score another own goal’ with 4 more Jobstown arrests
Four more people have been arrested in relation to the Jobstown protest which saw Paul Murphy TD arrested yesterday.
Free the Jobstown 4!
Blatant political policing will fail to stem the impending mass boycott of bills
Leaking of Water Charge Protest video to Irish Independent poses serious questions – who leaked it & to whom?
Paul Murphy TD for the Anti-Austerity Alliance has responded to the leaking of a video to the Irish Independent and said that it posed questions as to who leaked it and to whom it was leaked:
Paul Murphy TD: Outrageous that 19 year old could face criminal record for silly mistake in Jobstown
Part of politicised policing aimed at damaging anti-water charges movement
Shocking Garda violence against legitimate protests
As the anti-water charges struggle has unfolded over the last three months, a very significant number of working class people have drawn radical conclusions about the role of the Garda Siochana.
Water Charges protest in Jobstown: Our answer to Leo Varadkar
After 6 years of savage austerity and bullying, ordinary people are fighting back and you better listen!
AAA Cllr Michael O’Brien: “Will Minister condemn Garda violence?”
Anti-Austerity Alliance Responds to Minister Varadkar’s ‘sinister fringe’ comments. How much further are the government prepared to go to implement water charge in face of mass opposition?
Mass non-payment can bury this charge
This government is in trouble on the issue of the water charges and now they know it. 1 million unreturned forms will all add to a sense of frenzied panic in the corridors of Leinster House. They fear that this massive revolt will turned into massive non-payment of these charges and they are right.