All of the other parties standing in Foyle merely offer more of the same. The two largest parties are mainly concerned about which one takes three seats, which one takes two. But what does that matter to families in constant anxiety about cut-backs, joblessness, rock-bottom wages and fear that their children will never make a decent living in Derry.
The SDLP and Sinn Fein should be told that the seats are not theirs to divvy up between themselves.
People Before Profit welcomes the upsurge in radicalism represented by Jeremy Corby in England and Bernie Sanders in the US. These are the contemporary political movements we relate to.
We have been at the cutting edge of the great movement against water charges and austerity in the South. We will bring that spirit of people power into the Assembly and blow away the dusty ideas which have smothered progress for too long. We will give a voice to a new generation not trapped in the past.
We are not hidebound by Orange or Green designation. We stand on the Left. We will fight on every issue - women’s rights, the environment, State involvement in crime and collusion, etc. - on the basis of what serves the interests of all working-class people.
Gerry Carroll in West Belfast, Fiona Ferguson in North Belfast and myself in Foyle are confident of making a breakthrough on May 7th. A team of People Before Profit MLAs would immediately change the dynamic of politics across the North.
We represent real change. We believe there are thousands in Foyle who want the same thing