The mood at the Ard Fheis was very upbeat. At the heart of the party is the commitment to Irish reunification. The key issue being how to further encourage and channel the debate around unity.
The challenge for the left in CEE countries is to lead the growing social protests and explain how NATO’s escalation of the war in Ukraine and sanctions imposed against Russia are adding to the fall in the living standards of its populations.
The imperialist proxy war in Ukraine and the drive to dramatically increase the rate of exploitation, are objectively linked. A victory for imperialism on either front would strengthen it dramatically, and a defeat would naturally do the opposite.
Video of online meeting:
Opposing the new age of US militarism: Britain’s junior role in new threats to world peace
Organised by No Cold War Britain
Sinn Féin has become the most popular party on the island of Ireland, and on both sides of the border.
“..Ireland is on the cusp of an historic opportunity to unravel the generational political, social and economic trauma which partition has brought about.”
The parliamentary elections in June were a big blow to Macron. He lost his parliamentary majority.
The Mélenchon-led NUPES coalition won 131 seats and la France Insoumise is well positioned for the struggle ahead against Macron, both inside and outside the parliament.