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Dr Padraic Kenna

Dr. Padraic Kenna is a Senior Lecturer at School of Law at NUI Galway and lectures on housing law, rights and policy, property law and regulation: https://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/law/padraickenna/ Before joining the University he worked with a range of statutory and non-government agencies in the UK and Ireland, in an advocacy role, and in the development and management of social housing.


This time it IS different

Padraic Kenna 12/05/2020

  Unlike those described by Naomi Klein (Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, 2007) this crisis was not planned. Yet, emergency measures to protect people’s lives have been breathtaking; bans on evictions, mortgage and rent deferrals, universal health care and guaranteed minimum incomes,  all taken with a speed and …



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