#givebackIE Ep.185

What if you could help end street homelessness by just a few clicks? Our guest in The Tortoise Shack is Cathal Curry, one of the people behind giveback.ie, a brilliant new tool that you can download to your phones or Google Chrome extension and every time you shop in over 1,200 retail units between 1 and 10% of your purchase […]

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#Budget2020 – The Reality Ep.80

This Reboot Republic podcast gives the reality of Budget 2020. With Dr Tom McDonald, economist with NERI, Tricia Kielty, Senior policy officer with St Vincent De Paul, and Michael Taft economist with SIPTU. The overall analysis is that this budget failed to address poverty or inequality in a significant way, it falls way short on addressing the housing crisis or […]

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Naomi Klein on Movements #ExtinctionRebellion

A short excerpt from our interview with Naomi Klein on the importance of movements and not shouting fire without offering solutions for putting the fire out. You can hear the full podcast here. Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back to Reboot Republic https://media.blubrry.com/rebootrepublicpod/content.blubrry.com/rebootrepublicpod/naomi_klein_on_XR.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 1.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher […]

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Naomi Klein #OnFire Ep.79

We are delighted to be joined on the podcast by journalist, award winning bestselling author and activist, Naomi Klein, in advance of her talk this Friday in The National Stadium. We discuss social movements, including Right to Housing, Climate Strikes and Extinction Rebellion, how neoliberal “climate policies” solidify the narrative that Climate Action is a war on working people, the […]

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Zak Moradi #KurdishIrish Ep.194

Born in Iraq to Iranian parents, who had fled war only to have to flee again, but this time to Carrick-on-Shannon, our guest in the tortoise shack is a hurler with Tallaght’s Thomas Davis & Leitrim and very proud Kurdish-Irish man, Zak Moradi. Zak talks to us about his incredible journey, the current situation between Turkey, Syria and the Kurdish […]

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Reboot Special #Budget2020 Ep.76

This podcast is part one of our series for everyone who is wondering whether #Budget2020 will make any difference to their lives. In this panel discussion Tricia Keilthy, Head of Social Justice and Policy St Vincent De Paul, Dr Tom McDonnell, Senior Economist at the Nevin Economic Research Institute, and Michael Taft, Economist with SIPTU, share their thoughts. They analyse […]

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Lenny Abrahamson #NoSpoilers Ep.183

Our guest in The Tortoise Shack is writer, director, filmmaker and proud dog owner, Lenny Abrahamson. No spoilers except to say that this is a little bit special. Enjoy. Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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The Irish Council of Civil Liberties #No2PSC Ep.184

The Government’s decision to “fight” the Data Protection Commissioners ruling that the Public Services Card is illegal could have severe consequence for our privacy, pockets and international reputation. Joining us in The Tortoise Shack from the Irish Council of Civil Liberties is Executive Director, Liam Herrick and Lawyer and digital rights expert, Elizabeth Farries. We discuss the PSC debacle, the […]

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