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Clive Limpkin - Catholic petrol bomber anticipating possible RUC charges, Free Derry, 1969
Marxism 2015 is excited to announce the participation of two heroes of the Civil Rights struggle in Ireland.
Eamonn McCann has been campaigning for social justice in Derry (Ireland) for more than 40 years. As a young man he was a key activist in the Derry Housing Action Committee, a radical campaign group focusing on access to social housing. DHAC organised, in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) the 2nd civil rights march in Northern Ireland. This march, in 1968, is generally seen as the birth date of the civil rights movement in the north of Ireland. McCann would go on to become one of the most prominent civil rights activists. Since then he has campaigned consistently against militarism and war and was put on trial for his participation in an action against the arms company Raytheon for their participation in Israel’s war crimes in Lebanon in 2006. He is also an author and journalist, penning the autobiography ‘War in an Irish Town’ about the Free Derry movement of 1969.
Goretti Horgan is a lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Ulster. She is also a director and former chair of the Northern Ireland Anti Poverty Network. A socialist, feminist and trade unionist, she has been active in the pro-choice movement and a member of the Socialist Workers Party in Ireland for over 30 years; a member of the first Women’s Right to Choose Group in Dublin, she was National Organiser of the Campaign against the anti-abortion amendment to the Irish Constitution, 1981-83. Since moving to Northern Ireland in 1986, she has been working to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to the region and is a founder Alliance for Choice (NI).
For more info & ticket purchase: http://marxismconference.org
Dead white man gets all the credit for the 9 year long Gurindji Strike, the 8 year long anti-Vietnam-war movement, draft resisters, Freedom Rides, student campus campaigns, resurgence of the workers movement…
anonymous on Gough Whitlam (via mamas-kumquat)
hood Oscar lmao
he is out of control and needs to stay that way
Two Hungarian revolutionaries walk past the bodies of Soviet secret policemen killed during the Hungarian Revolution, 1956.
Choose your own aventure!
The woman whose death brought millions together in a moment of jubilee.
Oh happy day, if only the Queen had croaked it on the same day
An Adelaide comrade just followed me! His name is also Laurence!
Laurences (note the ‘u’ spelling) of all countries unite!
the kid from the nanny mcphee movie is no longer a kid
i see no difference
I’ve never seen a grown man look so disturbingly like a small child.