Comments on a Failed State

As the US continues to drift towards greater political division, the latest presidential election is a perfect example of what pathological denial can produce when it is utilized by those trying to avoid awkward political issues. Now that Joe Biden has been proclaimed as the winner of the heavily contested US presidential race and with what appears to be the formation of a coup attempt by Trump, the question on everyone’s lips is now what?

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How the Irish Judiciary Became Political Appointees

The recent controversy around the failure of Séamus Woulfe, a Fine Gael political appointee to the Supreme Court, to resign after his implication in Golfgate has raised serious questions about how judges are appointed in Ireland, and how it came to be that party political appointments to the judiciary are the norm. What are the roots of the class bias in the Irish legal system, and how can we create a form of justice that serves the people instead of the elite?

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Notes from the 103rd Anniversary of the October Revolution

The CYM held a talk to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the October Revolution two weeks ago, including a report by the National Education Officer and a talk by Roman Kononenko, secretary of the Komsomol and a central committee member of the KPRF. The following is a report by DG who attended the meeting as well as the National Education Officer’s lecture.

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The US Fuels the Extremism it Condemns

The current narrative of the dominant imperial powers seeks to pit “Western values” against Islamic extremism in a cultural struggle of civilisations – the geopolitical factors driving imperialist intervention in the Middle East and the backlash run much deeper and according to the lines of material self-interest. of the capitalist class .

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