Housing is a Human Right #Dec1st Ep.26

In advance of this Saturday’s march we’ve put together a few clips of some of the wonderful people we’ve spoken to over the last few months. Firstly, UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha tells us why housing is a human right and not a commodity for Fine Gael to trust to the market. Then Hugh Brennan, of the O Cualann Cohousing Scheme, explains how they build communities through really affordable homes in a model that can be replicated. Next 2 Activists from Take Back The City tell us, from within the occupied Frederick Street building, why acts of civil disobedience are […]

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Michelle Byrne & Bernard Joyce #Dec1st

  On Saturday December 1st at 2pm in Dublin City Centre a national protest will take place to call on the government to address the housing and homeless crisis. In this special Podcast we talk to Michelle Byrne from USI and Bernard Joyce from the Irish Traveller Movement, who are part of over 90 groups in the Housing and Homeless Coalition that is organising December 1st. We discuss the housing as a human right and not a commodity, the growing crisis, why protest is essential and it can make a difference – for all of us. This is an appeal […]

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#CrypticCryptids with Vanessa Ifediora and Michael Fry – Ep.4

In this week Ruth’s Natural Selection Box we ask: Why did the Nessy cross the road? Do Humany-Watery-People object to being called Mermaids? Is Navan built adjacent to a Big Foot colony? How did syphilis jump the species barrier? And Are Puma’s Fenian’s? To not really answer any of these questions we have Photographer and Humany-Watery-People Advocate, Vanessa Ifediora and Joe.ie trouble maker/Neanderthal Spokesperson, Michael Fry. And you thought Brexit was chaotic. Buy Vanessa’s photos at vanessaifediora.com and harass @BigDirtyFry at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW6sLbjZBlnjHOlvJxvatUw Please support our podcasts at: patreon.com/echochamberpod Artwork by @Ciaraioch Intro by Tomás O Máthúna

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#DrunkAnimals with Ryan Dalton

Ryan Dalton #DrunkAnimals In this episode of Ruth’s Natural Selection Box, with comedian Ryan Dalton, we ask the important questions: Did Jumbo the elephant really need that bottle of whiskey EVERY night; why do Starlings think the drink flying laws don’t apply to them; could bee’s drink you and me under the table and does Ryan have a pigeon head in his pocket? Artwork by @Ciaraioch Please support these podcasts by going to www.patreon.com/echochamberpod, we really do need your help keep this pod on the road!

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Síona Cahill #StudentUnity Ep.23

When #RaiseTheRoof came together last month it was, from our perspective, great to see from across civil society unite against the housing crisis. It was also really heartening to see the movement was led by so many wonderful women. Our guest in this latest Reboot Podcast is one such woman, President of the Union of Students in Ireland, Síona Cahill. We talk to her about the key issues facing students and young people. We discuss the housing crisis & the impact on students, the chronic under-funding of the third level sector, and the hope that lies in the new social […]

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