“We’ve Never Seen Anything Like This Before” – Evictions, Rent Arrears & Homelessness

This Reboot Republic Podcast talks to Mike Allen, Director of Advocacy of homelessness charity, Focus Ireland and Ann-Marie O’Reilly, Policy officer with Threshold, the national housing charity for tenants. We discuss the reasons underlying the recent increase in homelessness, and evictions in the private rental sector. Mike describes the current situation as one which they have never seen before as […]

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6. Sunday Special: Dermot Desmond, It’s Not Radical, Man…

On this weeks Sunday Special we were joined by new public rep for PBP Clondalkin, Darragh Adelaide and Senior Reporter with the Business Post, Killian Woods. We talk the NI Partition Commemorations. Comrade Dermot Desmond, the supply and demand fallacy, PBP for change and not just protest, the Slaintecare failure repackaged as a success, the Pension timebomb scam and the […]

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634. Exclusive: The Whistleblowers!

Whistleblowers are responsible for identification and recovery of more money than all the regulatory bodies of the EU combined. So why is it that ‘Whistleblower’ has such negative connotations not just in the EU, but particularly in Ireland? We are joined by whistleblowers, Julie Grace and Noel McGree, to discuss their recent appearance at the Finance Committee, where they spoke […]

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632. Tortoise Shack Exclusive: Executive Coordinator for the Global Alliance for Tax Justice, Dr Dereje Alemayehu

It was a pleasure to speak with one of the worlds leading voices on tax, inequality and international development, economist, senior economic justice adviser and Executive Coordinator at Global Alliance for Tax Justice, Dereje Alemayehu. We discuss the carve-up by the G7 that has left most of the world outside the door while the new Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate […]

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630. The Global Minimum Corporation Tax Deal – A New Historic Low

As part of our coverage of global tax avoidance/abuse and Ireland’s part in it, we were joined by Zambia based Policy Researcher and Advocacy Manager at Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA), Chenai Mukumba and Director of ActionAid Vietnam and leading member of the Asian People’s Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD) & Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA), Hoang Phuong […]

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