Report from the First Left Forum

Left Forum

The first Left Forum took place on the 18th of May 2013. The aim was to create a space for discussion on left wing politics in Ireland and to facilitate more unified work and discussion between left wing activists and those interested in left politics.

The day was broken up into a deliberative session, using global café format, where the state of the Irish left and its short to medium term prospects was discussed in small groups. After lunch a plenary session heard reports back from the groups and opened up a discussion, while finally to working groups on political education and left/alternative media were convened. Below is a brief repot of the day’s events.

Deliberative and Plenary Sessions

About 70 people attended the various sessions. The attendance included seasoned activists and trade unionists, members of various political parties (Workers Party, Communist Party, Labour Party, Workers Solidarity Movement, United…

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