Tomás Ó Flatharta

Looking at Things from the Left

ULA conference 4th February: independent thinking

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Some exchange of thoughts between independents on the forthcoming ULA conference on 4th February has begun over at:


As an aid to discussion among independents in the lead up the ULA conference on 4th February here are some articles on the ULA from independent activists associated with CIL (the – perhaps finally defunct? – Campaign for an Independent Left):…posals-future/…-eddie-conlon/

Written by tomasoflatharta

December 31, 2011 at 2:49 pm

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  1. Eoin Ó Broin of Sinn Féin has written a very good review of the last 12 months :

    2011 – An Interesting Year for the Left

    He writes this about the United Left Alliance :

    “For the ULA the challenge is to decide whether it is a genuinely broad based party of the anti-capitalist left and to increase its electoral strength on this basis or to remain an electoral coalition of the SWP and SP and as such a marginal force in the politics of the state.”

    That is very fair comment.


    January 2, 2012 at 3:43 pm

  2. Fair comment indeed

    Des Derwin

    January 3, 2012 at 1:40 pm

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