Joe Higgins column
A weekly column by Joe Higgins TD
Capitalist crisis means living standards are in the crosshairs
Profiteering from an essential element of life
Joe Higgins on how water charges were beaten in 1996
Joe Higgins TD on Banking Inquiry Nomination
What the GSOC controversy exposed
A socialist voice joins Seattle City Council
The 1793 Dingle riots
Since the centenary of the Great Dublin Lockout has been preoccupying us in 2013, it would be remiss not to mark also the 220th anniversary of a dramatic movement of resistance to tyranny that took place in West Kerry.
Need for alternative policies to austerity is glaringly obvious
The Red C Opinion Poll published yesterday showing 76% of the people supporting same sex marriage is a stunning indication of how attitudes to sensitive social issues continue to be transformed in this country.
Socialist vision sustained of the men & women of 1913 Lockout
On this day one hundred years ago, 31 August, 1913 it is five days on from the audacious action of tram drivers and conductors with the Dublin United Tramways Company who simultaneously stopped and abandoned their vehicles mid morning on the streets of Dublin causing chaos on the tramlines.