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international / anti-capitalism / news report Tuesday February 26, 2008 16:55 by Andrew   text 3 comments (last - friday february 29, 2008 14:02)   audio 2 audio files
While on a speaking tour talking about the development of anarchism in Ireland I'm taking the time to interview people who are hosting individual meetings about local activism and US politics. In this interview with Senia and Mark in Providence Rhode Island they talk about Students for Democratic Society, the IWW, anarcho-feminism in Puerto Rico and the US primaries. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / feature Sunday February 24, 2008 00:32 by Paula Geraghty   text 19 comments (last - tuesday october 14, 2008 14:35)   audio 1 audio file
Townsend's interpretation of the famous Battle in Seattle, where the World Trade Organisation was shut down due to the emergence of what the media labelled the anti-globalisation movement has finally hit the big screen, and it doesn't get much bigger (in Dublin) than the prestigous Savoy Screen Number 1! read full story / add a comment
national / sci-tech / feature Friday February 22, 2008 09:29 by James O'Brien   text 167 comments (last - friday march 01, 2013 19:38)   audio 2 audio files
Anarchism has traditionally been hostile to all religions because by their very nature they tend to be authoritarian. A supernatural creator who sets the rules is naturally considered to be the ultimate source of authority. And its authority means humanity’s obedience. If there is a god, it would, in the words of Bakunin, be necessary to abolish him. But a creator doesn’t exist, so we are left with the more mundane task of spreading the good news that values aren’t handed down from on high, but emerge from human society.
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national / history and heritage / feature Sunday December 02, 2007 23:07 by Pat Muldowney   text 110 comments (last - thursday april 03, 2008 19:17)   audio 2 audio files
RTE broadcast a 'Hidden History' programme on 23 October 2007, about the IRA shooting of Richard and Abraham Pearson of Coolacrease, near Cadamstown, Co. Offaly, in June 1921, during the War of Independence. It was made by Niamh Sammon and featured (unelected) Senator Eoghan Harris of the Sunday Independent. The programme was accused of editing interviews to encourage a view that the IRA in Offaly were sectarian, land grabbing, Catholic peasants.
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dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Sunday December 02, 2007 03:22 by kbranno   text 31 comments (last - sunday november 09, 2008 17:09)   audio 2 audio files
With only three shopping weeks left in the Christmas shopping season, the Pavilions shopping centre in Swords, Co. Dublin experienced its first bout of ‘Workers Action’ today with Argos employees, who are members of the Trade Union Mandate, abandoning their tills and making for the picket line. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / feature Friday November 30, 2007 16:16 by Seán Ryan   text 35 comments (last - sunday april 13, 2008 19:28)   audio 2 audio files
A meeting with representatives of the Rossiter family, the Wheelock family, the maloney family and the families of Rossport Co. Mayo who ask an audience of more than 200 people why the Garda Síochána are above the law. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / news report Friday November 02, 2007 15:18 by Sean Mallory (wsm-per cap) & soundmigration (wsm - per cap)   text 2 comments (last - sunday november 04, 2007 19:38)   audio 1 audio file
7 Days to Go ...hope to see ya there
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national / anti-capitalism / feature Tuesday October 30, 2007 20:44 by Sean Mallory (wsm pers cap) & Soundmigration (wsm pers cap)   text 24 comments (last - tuesday november 13, 2007 22:36)   audio 2 audio files
Looking back at Shells history of brutality and looking forward to the comemmeration actions in Mayo on November 9th read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday October 24, 2007 15:35 by Seán Ryan   text 2 comments (last - thursday october 25, 2007 19:56)   audio 1 audio file
With regard to searching planes at Shannon - Trevor Sargent says "The program for goverment doesn't actually mention search specifically..."
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national / crime and justice / news report Wednesday October 24, 2007 14:15 by Seán Ryan   text 17 comments (last - tuesday november 13, 2007 01:58)   audio 1 audio file
Peter commenced a thirst strike on Monday read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / news report Thursday October 18, 2007 14:26 by Seán Ryan   text 2 comments (last - friday october 19, 2007 23:14)   audio 1 audio file
Hunger striker outside Dáil will go on a thirst strike from Monday next. read full story / add a comment
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday October 10, 2007 16:01 by Garry   text 5 comments (last - wednesday november 07, 2007 17:17)   audio 1 audio file
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is pleased to announce that the European Première of the multi-award winning documentary film Occupation 101 will take place in Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin at 7:30 PM on Tuesday 6th November 2007. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / news report Thursday September 27, 2007 15:00 by Seán Ryan   text 6 comments (last - thursday september 27, 2007 21:04)   audio 1 audio file
Peter Preston begins second hunger strike outside the Dáil. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / feature Sunday August 05, 2007 11:23 by Damien Moran   text 61 comments (last - tuesday september 04, 2007 00:19)   audio 2 audio files
dublin / anti-capitalism / news report Thursday July 26, 2007 17:23 by Paul   text 6 comments (last - tuesday august 28, 2007 11:05)   audio 1 audio file
This is the mp3 for those who missed it on the radio. The ads and news have been cut out. read full story / add a comment
mayo / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Saturday July 21, 2007 17:53 by w.   text 1 comment (last - tuesday july 24, 2007 17:12)   audio 1 audio file
Interviews with Mayo locals, including Maura Harrington, John Monaghan, Vincent McGrath and Willie Cofduff. Audio recorded before, during and after the mass trespass on the refinery site. Ends with sounds of the jubilant 'trespassers' exiting through the main gate. Loud booms can be heard as people drummed on the fence in celebration. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / news report Tuesday July 17, 2007 01:31 by Kbranno   text 7 comments (last - tuesday september 25, 2007 15:06)   audio 1 audio file
In this exlusive interview with the attack.ie media blog former leader of the Green Party Trevor Sargent faces tough questions over Shannon, Rossport and entering government with Fianna Fail. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Monday June 25, 2007 15:57 by Paula Geraghty   text 9 comments (last - friday july 13, 2007 19:50)   audio 3 audio files
“We’re marching in the park, but we should be marching in the streets but we’re fenced in like animals, while the other animals are outside. We are here to support our brothers and sisters of Latvia with the atrocities they have to go through in a homophobic society.” Audio interview.

There are three audio recordings. The first is a collection of peoples thoughts and descriptions of the experience of the day, the second and third are an interview with Anna, a spokesperson from Mozaika, who kindly shared some time to tell some more of the story of Human Rights in Latvia. read full story / add a comment
national / politics / elections / feature Wednesday June 13, 2007 23:10 by IMC Editorial   text 171 comments (last - tuesday august 14, 2007 10:53)   audio 2 audio files
It's all action at the Mansion House as the Green Party delegates decide on how cheap they are. What price is it to get into Government?
Many lobby groups huddled and handed out leaflets in unforgiving downpours, while one Green Party member wept as she pleaded with other members not to vote for the deal. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / other press Wednesday June 13, 2007 11:32 by paul o toole   text 2 comments (last - tuesday july 03, 2007 11:24)   audio 1 audio file
This was a poem, a censored version was read out on the 'wide angle' on Newstalk. Later turned into a song it got some wonderful diverse reactions from abuse to applause, while playing it in the Happenny Bridge Inn, tuesday open mike night (comedy) , it almost won the prestigious...rubber duck award...see what you think read full story / add a comment
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