Today saw the launch of a new online petition calling for the creation of a new system of Universal Public Housing. The petition is the latest element of our growing UP Housing campaign.
To mark the 93rd anniversary of the birth of Fidel Castro on August 13th, 1926, we today reproduce his historic 1979 address to the United Nations as part of our On The Shoulders Of Giants feature.
Fine Gael is handing about €2,400,000 (€2.4m) of public money per day to private landlords. The bill for renting ‘social housing’ from the private sector for all of 2019 will be about €900m.
Éirígí For A New Republic has repeated its call for an end to the public funding of private fee-paying schools. The call comes a week after it was revealed that private schools in the Twenty-Six Counties
All housing experts agree that a fundamental shortage of housing is a key driver of the housing crisis. There is simply not enough homes of the right type in the right locations for the amount of people that
In the summer of 2016, Éirígí For A New Republic started campaigning for the creation of a new system of universally accessible public housing. We very deliberately used the term ‘public housing’ to distinguish
The article below is the first in a four part series that examines Fine Gael housing policy and answers some of the most common questions that people ask about housing. The remaining three parts will be
In May 2013 a Prime Time special investigation caused widespread shock and revulsion when it exposed substandard and abusive practices at childcare facilities run by three separate childcare chains. At the
Éirígí For A New Republic spokesperson Damien Farrell has slammed tip theft and other exploitative practices within the hospitality sector. Farrell was speaking ahead of a protest which is due to take place at
As part of our On the Shoulders of Giants feature we reproduce below The ‘Black Panther Party Platform And Program’ (also known as the ‘Ten-Point Program’). The document was drafted in 1966 and first