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International Women’s Day

Why you should protest on International Women’s Day

No to austerity & wealth inequality International Women’s Day was established by women in the labour and socialist movement over 100 years ago as a day of protest by girls and women workers, whose battle cry was for ‘Bread and Roses’; for better pay and conditions, against war, and for a ‘sharing of life’s glories’. In 2014, the Oxfam Global wealth report has just illustrated that the richest 85 individuals in the world own as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion. In Ireland, over 10% of the country’s wealth is owned by the richest …

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