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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 …

The Triggering of Article 16

Jim Stewart 09/02/2021

The word ‘shitstorm’ ("shitschturm")  meaning a real mess, is widely used in Germany,  for example by the German Chancellor …

Interdependence in a pandemic and a climate crisis

Sean McCabe 31/01/2021

The climate crisis is playing out on a landscape of global and national inequality. Countries, and communities, that lack the resources and capacity …

How can progressive policies become more politically acceptable?

Shana Cohen 12/01/2021

In an address before Thanksgiving last year, President-elect Biden stated, “Our democracy was tested this year.” He added, “What we learned is …

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Vic Duggan

Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …

Shana Cohen

Dr. Shana Cohen is the Director of TASC. She studied at Princeton University and at the …

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



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