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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic Podcast, Rory talks about the upcoming referendums on the family and care to Orla O Connor, Director of the National Women's Council, Ailbhe Smyth, activist and academic, and Damien Peelo, CEO of Treoir.We discuss why these referendums will make a difference in giving equality to al…
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Please help keep the mics on by joining us at:patreon.com/tortoiseshackCW: This conversation discusses subject matter that some people may find upsetting.Another highlight from the Podcasts for Palestine was the live Reboot Republic conversation between our very own Dr Rory Hearne and Irish Psychologists for Palestine's Dr Meg Ryan. A terrific list…
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Join us and help keep this show going at:patreon.com/tortoiseshackThis is a recording of the excellent live podcast, 'Do we need investor funds? How can we get affordable housing?' hosted by Rory Hearne with special guests O Cualann CEO, Hugh Brennan, Business Post's Killian Woods, CATU's Aisling Hedderman and architect, Alfonso Bonilla. A really i…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIreland's inequality problem: time to tax wealth or The trickle down myth: wealth is being sucked upIn this Reboot Republic podcast Rory talks to Bríd McGrath, Director of Public Affairs at Oxfam Ireland, about their latest report “Inequality Inc.”, which shows that Ireland´s richest two Irish billionaires…
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Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/podcasts-for-palestine-tickets-782538141647The current UK government seem to rely on an unforeseen f@ck up coming along in order to distract the public from the latest unforeseen f'ck up. But what is the alternative? Our guest, listener-favourite, Prof Richard Murphy, recently wrote 'Five reasons to reject Keir …
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Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/podcasts-for-palestine-tickets-782538141647In this first podcast of 2024, Rory talks with Louisa Santoro, CEO of Mendicity (Ireland's oldest charity), about the homelessness crisis affecting people living in Ireland and newly arrived asylum seekers, and the lack of a whole of Government response. They discuss the…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic Podcast, Rory talks about the rise of the far right in Europe and its roots in the cuts to public services, with Professor Catherine De Vries, Dean of international affairs and Professor of Political Science at Bocconi University in Milan. Professor De Vries sets out how recent elec…
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Please join us in 2024 at:patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this podcast Rory talks to real estate expert Rob Cass (and friend of the pod), Director of Irish Sustainable Homes, about the housing crisis, how Ireland is not full, we have land and vacant buildings but a failure to acknowledge and plan for real levels of housing need, and three ways in which…
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Tickets for Podcasts for Palestine:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/podcasts-for-palestine-tickets-782538141647?aff=oddtdtcreatorWe've seen in Ireland and indeed globally a rebranding of State failures to make real progress in Climate Action into so-called historic successes. Yes, there has been some good things added to plans, but surely we should h…
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Tickets for Podcasts for Palestine Here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/podcasts-for-palestine-tickets-782538141647?aff=oddtdtcreatorIn this podcast Rory talks with Dr. Meg Ryan about our different emotional responses to the Genocide in Gaza, the psychology of the de-humanisation of the people of Palestine, finding ways to sustain ourselves through …
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackAusterity ripped the hearts out of our communities- the Dublin riots: finding a way forward through communityIn this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks about the impact of the stabbing and the riots in Dublin and the political and media response, to Paula Kearney, community worker in Dublin's North Inner …
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic Podcast, Rory talks about the increase in anti-immigrant politics, but also the positive work being done to welcome and support refugees and real solutions that can build homes and provide asylum seeker accommodation with Tanya Ward of the Children's Rights Alliance and Dr Lorcan Si…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory hears from Gillian Kearns, a co-founder of NeuroPride Ireland and secretary of Disabled Women Ireland, and Maryam Madani from Disability Power, who explain what is in the Green Paper on Disability reform, how the proposals have failed to listen and include the voices a…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic Podcast, Rory and Tony talk to Professor Shane Darcy, Deputy Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights in the School of Law at NUI Galway. Professor Darcy provides an overview of international humanitarian law including the International Criminal Court, and how Ireland could be …
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackMy sister is in Gaza: Ireland-Palestine Solidarity with Fatin Al TamimiIn this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks with Fatin Al Tamimi, who is a Palestinian/Irish human rights activist and a director of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Fatin talks about her worry for her sister and family who ar…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic podcast Rory talks to John Barry, Professor of Political Economy in Queens University Belfast. We talk about the role of public protest and activism in influencing social change and our Governments on things like stopping the Genocide in Gaza. We also discuss the necessity for alter…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic, Rory talks with Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders about her assessment of the war on Gaza, and the role of human Rights Defenders in highlighting human rights violations. She highlights that what Israel is doing in Gaza is a form of collective punishment and…
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Gaza Fundraiser here:https://www.gofundme.com/f/urgent-appeal-for-gaza?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customerIn this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory and Tony, talk to Professor Balakrishnan Rajagopal, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, a lawyer by training, he is an expert on many are…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackThis is a podcast of hope, alternatives and solutions for the housing catastrophe in Ireland, and indeed for housing crises all over the world. Joining Rory and Tony is Michaela Kauer, who is the Director of the Brussels Liaison Office of the City of Vienna.They talk about the famous Vienna housing model, …
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Please support us by becoming a member at patreon.com/totoiseshackIn this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks with Grace Blakeley, economist, staff writer at Tribune Magazine and author of 'Stolen: How to save the world from financialisation' and the upcoming book 'Vulture Capitalism: Corporate Crimes, Backdoor Bailouts and the Death of Freedom'. W…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack" I ran from death in Gaza City to find it in Rafah"If you've been with us a while you'll have heard from author, academic, researcher with Politics Today and proud Gazan, Dr Yousef M Aljamal, before. Sadly and tragically he rejoins us today to talk about how the Israeli bombing of Gaza has killed nine of …
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Please support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackReducing the Trauma of Homeless with DePaulIn this podcast Rory talks to Niamh Thornton and John Dermody from DePaul who are senior service managers working in homelessness services. Niamh talks about the specific experiences of women in homelessness, with one woman describing it as 'being stripped of h…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackIn this podcast Rory talks with artist Alison Byrne about her Glass Art Installation ; Hidden Homelessness: exploring the housing crisis in Ireland. Through an evocative arrangement of 12 small glass houses, this thought-provoking artwork gives expression to the pressing issue of hidden homelessness in Ire…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackLongtime listeners will be familiar with the Palestinian NASA engineer, Loay Elbasyouni, as the man who designed a helicopter that flew on Mars. But today he rejoins us to talk about the conflict raging in Gaza and how his parents (dual Palestinian and German citizens) have ended up trapped in the city and…
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Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackWe decided to give some immediate reactions to the Budget and needless to say Rory was deeply unimpressed. I tried to be a bit more positive, but couldn't sustain it for more than a few minutes. We talk tax cuts instead of investment in public services, mortgage holders getting a better deal than renters, …
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