21st June 2016

Live video of pro-choice protest today

Pro-choice protest at the Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast, this afternoon which Labour Alternative helped organise along with Women on Web. Inside, the Court of Appeal hears the case to declare that the current law prohibiting access to abortion violates women’s basic human rights. Outside, women – including Courtney – took the pills as an act of solidarity and defiance …

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21st June 2016

Abortion Pill Drone

This morning we participated and helped organise a protest action involving an Abortion Drone that flew from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Waters Castle. After the drone landed safely two women took the pills. At the same time Women on Waves employed a RC speedboat to send over more pills for the women. Making abortion illegal …

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19th June 2016

Day of Action Against Library Cuts Takes Shape

Details have been announced of protests across Northern Ireland on Saturday 25th June as part of a day of action against library cuts. The Hands Off Our Libraries campaign was initiated by Labour Alternative and is supported by local trade union councils and other anti-austerity groups. Fourteen libraries are threatened with a reduction in opening hours of up to five …

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14th June 2016

Protests Against Library Cuts Planned Across Northern Ireland

A day of action against cuts to library services has been called on Saturday 25th June. The Hands Off Our Libraries campaign opposes planned reductions in opening hours at fourteen branches across Northern Ireland. Protests have already been announced in Enniskillen, Carrickfergus and Finaghy and more are expected to be announced in the coming days. Donal O’Cofaigh – Chair of …

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25th May 2016

Labour Alternative Responds to Ministerial Appointments

New faces but politics remain unaltered” Máirtín Ó Muilleoir’s role as Finance Minister to “out-Tory the Tories” Minister for Communities Paul Givan must be “removed from this office” Cross-community, left-wing party Labour Alternative has responded to yesterday’s Ministerial appointments. Sean Burns (19) – the party’s South Belfast representative – said: “There are new faces around the Assembly Executive table but …

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7th May 2016

Labour Alternative Candidates Win Best Left Results in Decades

Belfast South: Sean Burns – 871 (2.4%) Belfast East: Courtney Robinson – 517 (1.4%) East Antrim: Conor Sheridan – 551 (1.7%) The stunning result for People Before Profit in West Belfast – to be joined in Stormont by Eamonn McCann from Foyle – is one of the biggest stories of the election and rightly so. We send congratulations to everyone …

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4th May 2016

Tomorrow, Vote Cross-Community LABOUR ALTERNATIVE #1

For Real Change, For a New Kind of Politics! Courtney Robinson (East Belfast) Sean Burns (South Belfast) Conor Sheridan (East Antrim) Use your vote to demand: An end to austerity – make the super-rich pay! Investment in a future for young people LGBT equality and a woman’s right to choose A left alternative to Green & Orange politics Put people …

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29th April 2016

Manifesto Launch #AE16

Labour Alternative to Launch Manifesto at Teenage Kicks Mural 10.30am Sat 30th April, Bridge End New cross-community, left-wing party Labour Alternative is to publicly launch its manifesto for next week’s Assembly election at the Teenage Kicks mural at Bridge End in Belfast tomorrow, with the party’s three young candidates and supporters present. The document is entitled ‘Time for a New …

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26th April 2016

Labour Alternative Raises “Serious Questions” About Water Metering

Labour Alternative committed to organising non-payment if charges introduced Speaking today, Courtney Robinson –  Labour Alternative candidate for East Belfast – raised “serious questions” about water metering:   Courtney explained: “I have been contacted by residents on the Holywood Road who have documented water meters being installed in their area. Meters have been installed at all new houses for some time and …

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16th April 2016

Come to the Big Leftie Anti-Dinosaur Quiz

Big Leftie Anti-Dinosaur Quiz 8.30pm Thurs 21st April, McHugh’s Basement, Belfast £6/person, everyone welcome. Spot prizes and raffles   All proceeds go to Labour Alternative election campaign FACEBOOK EVENT Come along at 7.30pm if you’re interested in getting active in the campaign or click here For more info, contact Kevin on 07593731551

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