#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

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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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Reboot Special #Budget2020 pt2 Ep.77

This Reboot Republic podcast is the second in our series on #Budget2020. Our panel of experts, Anne Marie O Reilly from Threshold, Ger Gibbons policy analyst with ICTU & Eoin O Broin Sinn Fein TD & housing spokesperson, assess the state of the housing crisis, the likely impact of #Brexit on housing & what housing measures the government should introduce […]

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Lorna Gold #ClimateStrike Ep.75

We are delighted to welcome back to the podcast Dr Lorna Gold, academic, climate campaigner and author of Climate Generation – Awakening to our children’s future. Lorna is an organiser with #FridaysForFuture Lorna is back to talk about the Climate Strikes happening around the world next Friday, Greta Thunberg, the Governments Climate Action Plan and her upcoming interview with Naomi […]

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John Harris #BrexitBreakdown Ep.74

“The people of England are not synonymous with the politicians who represent them.” Our guest, Guardian Columnist, Political Commentator of the Year and friend of the pod, John Harris, was in flying form as he broke down where Brexit stands now, what it means to the people on the street and his genuine optimism that this could be the current […]

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Shari McDaid #MentalHealth Ep.73

This Reboot Republic Podcast talks with Dr Shari McDaid, CEO of Mental Health Reform. This is a fascinating discussion on people’s experience of mental health services in Ireland, how they can be improved and what could be done in Budget 2020 to improve the system. We also go into the link between homelessness, poverty, inequality and mental health. Finally we […]

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Tackling Air BnB

In this Reboot Republic podcast, we talk to Murray Cox of ‘Inside Airbnb’, who provides the data on the impact of Airbnb on housing in cities across the world. Also in the studio, Sasha Brown who, along with Murray and the Irish Housing Network, produced a recent Report on the impacts of Airbnb in Ireland. Journalist Laoise Neylon informs us […]

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