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Part 2: The European Super League: It's origins and how democracy can save football

Louis Brennan 14/06/2021

The European Super League was not a sudden phenomenon and did not happen overnight, rather it was a culmination of the financialisation and …

Part 1: The European Super League: It's origins and how democracy can save football

Louis Brennan 01/06/2021

On Sunday the 18th of April, a bombshell was dropped which was set to irreparably change the fabric and structure of football leagues around Europe. …

Listening to and Learning from Young Voices

Ciara McFadden 18/05/2021

“What better way to begin to listen to needs and ideas than to start with the children...we wanted to think about the people living in Ardara, all …

Building a fast and fair climate transition from the bottom up

Suzie Cahn 04/05/2021

The pandemic highlights the need for climate justiceCommunities across Ireland have been adapting to the rapid changes brought about by the pandemic. …

A green recovery starts with the right to a healthy environment

Sean McCabe 22/04/2021

The 46th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC46) in Geneva last month may be remembered as a watershed moment in the global campaign for …

Childcare: time for a new model

Robert Sweeney 31/03/2021

The pandemic has turned life upside down for everyone; people locked up in their apartments and houses, job losses, income losses, furloughs, lost …

Precarious work in academia: let the researchers do the research

30/03/2021

Note: NUI Galway Postgraduate Workers’ Alliance (PGWA, pronounced pig-wa) is an alliance of PhD and Post-Doctoral researchers organised against …

Job Creation Post-Pandemic

Shana Cohen 15/03/2021

The economic fallout from the pandemic has affected workers in Ireland across sectors, positions, income, and skills. However, the closure of …

Fighting for Public Access to Online Local Council meetings

16/02/2021

In the current situation we are living through, so many things have changed – and local governance is one. Because our elected Councillors …

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