Beware government bearing gift of student loans

The leaking of a report Funding Irish Higher Education: A Virtuous Circle of Investment, Quality and Verification indicates that the government is planning a new model to cope with the growing crisis in higher education. Kieran Allen, a UCD academic...

14th December 2015

Pre- election bag of Budget tricks won’t stem disastrous crisis in housing or hospitals or address unfairness of regressive water and property taxes

Government throws a few measly crumbs while giant corporations and NAMA developers are the real winners In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, for the People Before Profit Alliance has described today’s budget as a bag of “pre-election tricks” and...

13th October 2015

People Before Profit TD supports strike action by the ASTI and TUI today

In a statement this morning, Richard Boyd Barrett said he supports the strike by teachers from the ASTI and TUI today and calls on the Minister for Education to abandon plans that will reduce both standards and equality in the...

22nd January 2015