In February five members of the IRSP were brought before a
court in Dublin,
a clear case of state harassment. It is an attempt to silence any left
criticism within the Republican movement. We publish here three articles
explaining what is behind all this and we call on all our supporters to support
On February 23 three comrades of the International Marxist
Tendency attended the Republican Socialist Youth Movement's (RSYM) winter day
school in Belfast.
Jim Daly, Sean McGowan and Bernadette McAliskey spoke on various aspects on the
question of Republicanism and Socialism and the role of the working class.
Francesco Merli spoke on Venezuela.
There was keen interest in the ideas of Marxism and the school bodes well for
the development of the RSYM. A HOV speaker also took part in this year’s Connolly Festival on February 22 and 23, while Labour Youth organized another talk on Venezuela in Galway with a speaker from HOV on February 26.