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Morbid Symptoms: Health Under Capitalism

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Socialist Register 2010 – Morbid Symptoms: Health Under Capitalism (Merlin Press) Ed: Leo Panitch & Colin Leys. There’s been some excellent work published on the many faults of the Irish health service by campaigning journalists…

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Heroin-Economic Detox

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Comparisons between Ireland and Iceland abound, but as recent events there show, the public response has been more vociferous to the injustice of the Icesave bailout. However, as political activist, poet, editor and member of…

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Speak, Memory

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When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies, by Andy Beckett. Faber and Faber, 448 pp. About a quarter of the way into Guardian journalist Andy Beckett’s impressive account of Britain in the 1970s,…

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Ireland to Gaza

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John Hurston of Ireland to Gaza was part of the “Viva Palestina” Humanitarian Aid Convoy which safely reached Gaza and delivered all their aid in the first week of January last. This is his account…

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