Frederick Douglass

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them..." Frederick Douglass

Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Protest in Dublin

The struggle moves to Ireland.

As a result of the Depression, the Irish Government has instituted a schedule of fees for college students. The latter have hit the streets in protest.

Estimates vary considerably, but it seems certain that ten to fifty percent
of students will be forced to drop out due to inability to pay the new fees. In protest, students occupied the Department of Finance building.

This link describes the problem:

These the demonstration:
( "Taoiseach" means secular ruler in Gaelic. In contemporary terms it means prime minister. )