1160. The Failure of Bidenomics and Schrödinger’s Property Crash

Help keep this show on the road and join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack As if things weren’t cold and miserable enough, we decided we needed to catch up with Colorado-based, Irish-Russian Prof of Economics, Constantin Gurdgiev. We’re kidding. We love the man, even if when we disagree on the odd thing. We talk the gap between the “booming” US economy and […]

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9. Palestine and Latin America

Help us keep the mics on in 2024 by joining us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this episode we are joined by George Issac Siman, who is a Palestinian-Colombian activist. He explains how the streets are with Palestine; noting that the amount of solidarity with Palestine after the Gaza genocide has been remarkable. He also delves into the history of each country, […]

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1152. ‘We’re Becoming Immune to the Shock’ – CAMHS Update

Help us keep going into 2024. Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack It was a great pleasure to be rejoined by some of the amazing people behind Families for Reform of CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services). Hannah, Jenny and Eimear discuss the latest developments in their campaign to get a systemic reform of CAMHS, the work to get in the […]

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331. Build Homes, Not Hate

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic Podcast, Rory talks about the increase in anti-immigrant politics, but also the positive work being done to welcome and support refugees and real solutions that can build homes and provide asylum seeker accommodation with Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance and Dr Lorcan Sirr, Senior Lecturer with TUD. Irish Nationalism, […]

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The Life and Killing of Dr Refaat Alareer, Gaza’s Storyteller

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this unique and emotional episode, PalCast host Dr. Yousef Aljamal and pals Tony Groves and Helena Cobban share memories of Dr. Refaat Alareer, the beloved Gaza teacher and mentor who was killed by Israel on December 7 along with six of his family members. Yousef, Tony, and Helena speak of the breadth of Refaat’s […]

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8. Dr. Refaat Alareer, Gaza’s Storyteller

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this unique and emotional episode, PalCast host Dr. Yousef Aljamal and pals Tony Groves and Helena Cobban share memories of Dr. Refaat Alareer, the beloved Gaza teacher and mentor who was killed by Israel on December 7 along with six of his family members. Yousef, Tony, and Helena speak of the breadth of Refaat’s […]

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1146. Karshan and the Gig Economy – Prof Stephen Kinsella

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack (Editors note: Was asked to repost this as an explainer on the “new” revelations about Bogus Self Employment in RTE following the Karshan decision) We were joined by Professor of Economics in University of Limerick, Stephen Kinsella. Stephen and Martin discussed the implications of the Karshan Supreme Court decision and what it means for the […]

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7. Gaza – Nothing Kills Like Hunger

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack Starvation is being used by Israel in Gaza as a weapon of war. After two months of little or no food supplies, Palestinian families of seven in the south received only three sacks of flour. An increasing number of Palestinians have been posting that they no longer can find food in the south, let alone […]

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