The Ways to Address Core Inequality - Market Inequality.

Paul Sweeney 16/04/2024

It was seen in the last blog on Market Inequality that there are a number of factors creating the problem. The first issue is that the distribution of national income between capital and labour is increasingly unequal. A second factor is that the tax and welfare system can alleviate market inequality. This is working well in Ireland. Thirdly, …



Addressing the Core Cause of Inequality

Paul Sweeney 21/03/2024

Ireland has the highest level of market inequality in Europe. However, this is alleviated by our tax and welfare system. Market inequality arises …

Care in Just Transitions

Deirdre Carolan 04/03/2024

The care referendum takes place on the 8th of March. It seeks to amend two clauses in the Constitution which situate the work of women and mothers in …

Green Sacrifice Zones: The Justice Implications of the Green Transition

Alanna Garcia O’Donnell 06/02/2024

In the last decade, we have seen the rise of just transition policies in the Global North, highlighting the importance of justice considerations in …

Automatic Enrolment:  Risk and Returns

Jim Stewart 23/01/2024

As AE is a funded scheme, the accumulated lump sum and future pension payments are a direct function of contributions and the return on these …

What role can football play in advancing climate justice?

Róisín Greaney 22/01/2024

Climate action on all fronts   “Our world needs climate action on all fronts — everything, everywhere, all at once.” Those were the words …

What does a net zero future look like for communities in Dublin?

Kieran Harrahill 19/12/2023

Throughout 2023, TASC has worked with Codema, Dublin’s Energy Agency, to understand the impacts that a transition to net zero could have on …

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Kirsty Doyle

Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …

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