1. The Crisis: You couldn't make it up
2. The NAMA cure: bleeding the patient
3. "A Better, Fairer Way"
4. The Alternative: A Manifesto for Resistance
Postscript: "We are not Irish"
1. A Tale of Two Strikes
2. 'Mr Haughey's Finest Hour'
3. 'Fastest way to revolution'
4. As Good As It Gets
5. Alternatives to 'No Alternative'
Introduction : The Endgame?
1. "Britain has no selfish interest in Ireland"
2. From Partition to the Frameworks Documents
3. Republicanism and the Peace Process
4. The Politics of Armed Struggle
5. The Alternative
1. The Promise of Socialism
2. Against Maastricht and a Capitalist Europe
3. Imperialism and Ireland
4. The National Question
5. No to Social Partnership
6. The Struggle Against Sectarianism
7. The Liberation of Women
8. The Environment
Works by Rayner O'Connor Lysaght
D.R. O'Connor Lysaght was a Welsh-born Irish revolutionary Marxist, a historian and an author. He co-founded the Revolutionary Marxist Group, the Irish section of the Fourth International later becoming a member of the People's Democracy in 1974 when the groups merged. Lysaght was member of its successor organisation Socialist Democracy up to his death in 2021.
Foreword by Pat O'Connor
Preface: The nature of the Irish national struggle
1. The Anglo-Irish War, Irish Labour and Limerick
2. The Limerick Soviet Begins
3. The Strike is Organised
4. Two Powers
5. Workers’ Militancy Increases
6. Union Bureaucrats Make Their Move
Postscript to centennial edition
1. The destruction of Irish society and the development of Irish Nationalism 400 A.D.-1847
2. An English Colony 1847-1910
3. The Revolution Subverted 1910-1923
4. ‘Come in a Gale; Go in a Storm’ 1923-1932
5. War and Emergency 1932-1943
6. The Ruptured Revolt 1943-1957
7. The New Deal of Sean Lemass, 1957-1967
8. Do the Irish want independence?