Unity is Strength! – a Critical view of Right2Water’s May Day Conference

An analysis of the R2W campaign and how community groups should be brought to the forefront of the campaign as the real vanguard. I find myself largely in agreement with it.

Rebel City Writers

Community activists from Stoneybatter in Dublin and Mahon in Cork march together in solidarity and unity... Community activists from Stoneybatter in Dublin and Mahon in Cork march together in solidarity and unity…

The following piece is an honest critique of the upcoming Right2Water May Day Conference from one Rebel that has grown skeptical of promises from unions and politicians…

Unity is strength, is a truth spoken by a nave less of a truth? While I am passionate about Defeating the water charges and would agree in certain cases with the words ‘by any means necessary’, of late I have grown concerned. I am concerned that as we are so close to victory it may be unwise to adopt the means offered by right to water. Following on from their recent training provided to a select few they have announced a conference for the May Day weekend with 60 union reps, 60 politicians and 60 community spokespersons (to me that reads 120 parts of the problem and…

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