644. Economic Inequality and Orthodoxy with Economists Seamus Coffey & Ciaran Nugent

Tortoise Shack twitter followers might’ve seen a thread/debate recently involving UCC Economist and former head of the fiscal advisory council, Seamus Coffey, Nevin Economic Research Institute Economist, Ciaran Nugent, and Tony. Well, we decided to have that chat on the podcast. We talk market income inequality, housing as a wealth transfer, taxation – corporate and personal, and we look at […]

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8. No Acceptable Deaths, Plus an Exclusive Interview with Nadim Hussain

This week in front of our live Tortoise Shack Members we recorded a very different, difficult, enraging and at times hopeful Sunday Special. We were joined from his hospital bed in CUH by Nadim Hussain, who is recovering from his 9 Day Hunger Strike in order to prevent his deportation. Nadim tells us how his parents were killed in 2018 […]

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4. Jayson Pope

Our guest on ConversayTrans this week is the illustrious Jayson Pope, a young activist who found community and conviction in the BeLonGTo Youth Services. He has been publicly out as a trans man since he was 13, so his youth is not an indication of his inexperience in being trans. His story is one of hope, with a deep support […]

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161. An Equality Analysis of Budget 2022: Part 2

This Reboot Republic podcast is the second of our Budget 2022 Panel analysis and gets a social justice and equality analysis of Budget 2022 its measures, positives, and failings from an all female panel of five guests, with Early Childhood Teacher and Big Start campaigner, Deborah Reynolds who highlights the win their campaign achieved and need for continued action for […]

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160. Voices of Social Justice: An Equality Analysis of Budget 2022: Part 1

This Reboot Republic podcast is the first part of our Budget 2022 Panel Analysis. This first panel of four guests gets a social justice and equality analysis of Budget 2022, its measures, positives, and failings with Colette Bennett, policy analyst with Social Justice Ireland who talks about welfare, housing and health, SIPTU economist Michael Taft who highlights the need for […]

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624. Scoliosis Care – An Irishman in Finland

This was recorded for our patreon members on Sept 17th. But given the T├ínaiste’s recent and unhelpful comments on scoliosis we’re posting it now here for all. Some of you might have seen the viral thread our guest, Physicist, Dan Nickstrom, (@dan462) posted about the healthcare his son received in Helsinki recently and how it compared to his experiences in […]

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