In 2015 The Guardian named Cork's Mary Harris, or “Mother Jones”, among the world's all-time top ten revolutionaries – alongside the likes of Che Guevara, Robespierre, Trotsky and Gandhi. But who was Mother Jones, asks, and what made her such a threat?
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
THE Catalan separatists may be too busy preparing to defend their assertion of independence in the Spanish courts — despite the absence of their leader, Carles Puigdemont — to look to Northern Ireland for lessons from that never-ending danse macabre of relentless conflict as tactic.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Fifty years after his execution, the legendary Che Guevara is still arousing controversy. An Irish stamp marking the anniversary of his death has angered Cuban-Americans who see him as a mass murderer and not the romanticised rebel figure that he is so often portrayed to be.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
IT WAS the moment the Coalition finally delivered transformative change — but Leo Varadkar sarcastically singing The Red Flag while Labour lorded it in a luxury hotel favoured by the super rich may not exactly have been the sort of change people voted for.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012