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Remember Political Prisoners This Christmas

Thank you to everyone who supported the JCS Welfare Departments Christmas appeal. With the support of our members over 300 political prisoners in 8 different countries were sent specially designed Christmas cards. The JCS would like to wish our members a merry Christmas and a happy New Year and urge everyone visiting our website to… Continue reading Remember Political Prisoners This Christmas

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Political Prisoners Christmas Card List

The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will be sending political prisoners a specially printed solidarity greeting card this Christmas. You can help us by making a donation to cover the cost of envelopes and stamps. You can also purchase JCS greetings cards. Below is list of political prisoners who we would ask people to send… Continue reading Political Prisoners Christmas Card List

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JCS Welfare Department Christmas Appeal

The James Connolly Society’s Welfare Department are delighted to unveil our new logo. Recently relaunched the Welfare Department logo signifies perfectly the JCS’ commitment to campaign for the freedom of political prisoners. December is traditionally prisoners for republicans and this year the JCS is launching a new Christmas card campaign. We want to send specially… Continue reading JCS Welfare Department Christmas Appeal

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Ireland And The Broader Implications Of Scotlands 2014 Referendum

By Jim Slaven The deal between Alex Salmond and David Cameron on the arrangements for the 2014 constitutional referendum has been widely welcomed. Most commentators have focussed on process issues such as timing, number of questions or votes for sixteen and seventeen year olds but there was also a substantial political battle being waged in the… Continue reading Ireland And The Broader Implications Of Scotlands 2014 Referendum

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Free The People- Let Them Have Their Say

The James Connolly Society is today launching a campaign in support of an all Ireland constitutional referendum in Ireland to be held in 2016. This referendum, initiated in Ireland by the 1916 Societies, would resolve the democratic deficit which currently exists due to the British state’s continued occupation of the six counties. Wales held a… Continue reading Free The People- Let Them Have Their Say

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Party Politicians: Noble, Ignoble and Local

The Czar is dead and the elections are over. The new Czar has issued a manifesto, and Bailie M’Donald is now Lord Provost. The peace of Europe is still maintained, the Nihilists are plotting in silence, and Councillor Waterston has been and gone and done it. A Tory Lord Provost rules over Liberal Edinburgh, and… Continue reading Party Politicians: Noble, Ignoble and Local

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About The JCS

The James Connolly Society is a socialist republican organisation based in Edinburgh. The JCS exists to a) promote the life and works of James Connolly in the city of his birth. b) work with others for the establishment of the socialist republic envisaged by Connolly. c) to promote an authentic history of the James Connolly… Continue reading About The JCS