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Podcast -The Socialist Environmental Alliance December 10, 2021


Democratic Partnership was a group made up of Peace People, Peace Activists , Trade Unionists and ex Northern Ireland Labour Party members. They contested the 1996 Northern Ireland Forum Elections. This episode also covers the Northern Ireland Forum electoral system, which was unique and as far as I know hasn't been used since.
  1. Democratic Partnership
  2. Martin Brennan -Independent Republican -1937 General Election in Sligo
  3. The National Citizens Movement
  4. Howth Development Association
  5. The Cork Civic Party

Founded in 2001 , The Derry based Socialist Environmental Alliance was associated with the SWP and contested a number of elections before dissolving in 2008 with much of the membership joining People Before Profit.

 

Eamon McCann for Foyle -2005 Socialist Environmental Alliance Manifesto September 15, 2010


From the 2005 Westminster Elections The Manifesto for the Socialist Environmental Alliance candidate Eamon McCann running in Foyle. Veteran Campaigner McCann polled 1,649 votes.
As the pages are too large I’ve uploaded the manifesto in PDF form HERE

 

Eamonn McCann- Socialist Environmental Alliance -2005 Foyle February 24, 2010


An election flyer from the 2005 UK Westminister Elections in the Foyle Constituency, Socialist Environmental Alliance (SEA) candidate Eamonn McCann. He received 1,649 votes.
A veteran campaigner, the well known Eamonn McCann ‘has been active in left-wing politics for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Labour Party in the 1960s and provided a strong socialist voice in the early civil rights movement. He first stood for Foyle in 1969. He has been involved ever since in challenging the abuse of State power, particularly in relation to Bloody Sunday.He is a campaigner for the rights of children and disabled people, and against sexism, racism and homophobia.
He is a member of the Socialist Workers’ Party, chairman of the local branch of the NUJ, vice-chairman of Derry Trades Council and a member of Amnesty International. …and lives in Derry with his partner, Goretti Horgan’

‘The SEA offers a better way. The more emphasis we give to the issues which unite us, the better we can handle the issues which divide us.’

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