Making Sense, No. 10
Date:1989
Organisation:Workers' Party
Publication:Making Sense
Issue:Number 10
June 1989
Contributors:Ellen Hazelkorn, Paul Sweeney, Rosheen Callender, Gerard O'Quigley, Lila Haines, Paul Bew
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Commentary From The Cedar Lounge Revolution

6th November 2017

Many thanks to the person who forwarded this to the Archive.

This edition of Making Sense, the Workers’ Party publication joins others in the Archive. Most notable is a piece by Ellen Hazelkorn and Paul Sweeney which examines the ‘issues raised by Proinsias de Rossa in his Presidential address to this year’s WP conference’. It engages with a ‘significant revision of the WP’s concept of socialism and the market contained in the speech. In it we are told that ‘we define Socialism by letting the people tell us what they want from Socialism’, people ‘all over Europe, want socialism to be democratic’ rather than economic or coercive. The authors are mildly but pointedly critical of much of this in the three pages of the piece.

Other articles include Rosheen Callender examining Basic Income, the Left in Europe, Cuba and book reviews.

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