Recently, Steve Baker, the Minister of State for Northern Ireland, expressed the view that any potential border poll should require a supermajority. This would potentially require 60% or more of the population of the six counties to vote in favour of unification in the event of such a poll. This view is not a new … Read more
Earlier this month, University of Galway and the University of Galway Students’ Union announced a formal partnership. According to the University, the aim of the agreement is for “staff and students to collaborate to deliver real and positive change in the areas of student-centred decision making and student participation and engagement.” A fine sentiment. However, … Read more
This article was originally published here. After 25 years since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, the North has found itself inside a sort of limbo. The celebratory events that have taken place over the last week where political leaders smile and congratulate each other on their progress, seem to be oddly out of … Read more
As Socialist Republicans the CYM strives for queer liberation through national liberation. We fight for a 32-county socialist republic in which queer people are not excluded from jobs and housing, where our experiences aren’t turned into diagnoses, where our identities aren’t porn categories and where we get the healthcare we deserve.
Fritz Lang’s 1926 silent era sci-fi masterpiece, Metropolis, depicts downtrodden workers rising up against billionaire industrialists. It opens with; ‘The year is 2026, a Dickensian “best of times, worst of times,” total oppression and manipulation of the masses is wielded by the unquestionable power of the few.’