TASC News and Events 27 October 2020

27th October 2020

Wellbeing Event TASC

Should progressive politics focus on high-income earners?

In this blog, Marcos Gonzalez-Hernando and Gerry Mitchell draw on their research for TASC’s recently launched report into the attitudes of the top 10% highest income earners and suggest how political parties can start building a progressive agenda that addresses inequality but also appeal to this influential group of voters. Read on here

Potential of a Wellbeing Framework in Ireland
Monday 2 November 3pm

Please join us for this panel discussion, which will include Minister of State for Community Development and Charities Joe O'Brien, Neasa Hourigan TD, experts on the use of wellbeing indices in policy, and representatives of civil society. Register for this event here

MP Paul Blomfield, Brexit and EU Negotiations - 13 November 11am 

Paul Blomfield will discuss Labour's position on Brexit, the future of UK-Irish relations, and the effect of trade negations - or the lack thereof - on the peace process and politics on the island of Ireland. Register here

Conversations with Decision Makers
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar -  23 November 11am 

Tánaiste and Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Employment, Leo Varadkar will talk about, among other things, low pay, inequality during Covid-19 and whether the centre right really cares about social equity. Register for this event here

A plan for healing America's division
by Shana Cohen

This article first appeared in the Irish Times on the 16 October 2020.  Read on here

Media enquiries should be directed to:

Shana Cohen
Email: scohen@tasc.ie
Tel: +353 1 6169050

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