356. 100% Irish, 100% Palestinian

To help Khalid get his family out of Gaza you can donate to:https://gofund.me/39137fbb An Irish Palestinian Story of Genocide In this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks with Khalid El-Astal, who was born in Belfast, when his father was doing a PhD in Queens University. He then moved to Gaza with his brothers and family when he was 8. He shares […]

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355. Something to Fight For

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack Messaging & actions of hope to counter the far-right In this Reboot Republic podcast. Rory discusses messaging and taking actions based on hope, solidarity and solutions to counter the far right, with Niamh McDonald of the Hope and Courage Collective and Emily Duffy of parable. Niamh and Emily explain their research on messaging and the […]

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354. Real Action – UCD Students’ Palestine Encampment

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this podcast Rory and Tony talk to Martha Ní Riada the President of UCD Student’s Union about the encampment of students taking place in solidarity with Palestine. Martha sets out the core demands of the students, calling on the University in relation to the Boycott Divestment Sanctions campaign, and tells us how the camp […]

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354. The Hope We Can’t See Yet with John Harris

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack Joining us on this Reboot Republic podcast, is award winning Guardian political commentator and the host of their Politics Weekly Podcast, John Harris. We discuss the fallout from the UK local elections, the imminent end of this Conservative government, the prospects for a better and fairer deal from a Labour government and the hope that […]

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353. Greenwashing Climate Policies & Politics with Professor John Sweeney

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks with Professor Emeritus John Sweeney of Maynooth University about the reality of climate change that is here now, social justice and inequality and climate policy, Ireland’s failing to meet its carbon budgets, and what is needed to be done in agriculture, transport, and at a European Union level. Guardian […]

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351. The HAP Trap & Stopping Evictions into Homelessness

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks to Executive Director of the Simon Communities of Ireland Wayne Stanley about their recent report, Locked Out Of The Market, which found in March there were just 38 properties available to rent within HAP limits and none in many places across the country including Athlone, Galway City, Limerick […]

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350. Why is the Government blocking affordable house building?

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic, Rory and Tony talk with Hugh Brennan of the O Cualann Co Housing Alliance about the work that Hugh is doing to actually build affordable housing and the blockages and lack of support he is facing from the Government and Department of Housing. Hugh outlines what is needed in order to […]

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349. From Farmers to Migration: Social Justice is the key to Climate Action

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks with Dr. Ciarán O’Carroll, Climate & Sustainable Transition expert and Lecturer in Sustainability Leadership at TU Dublin, about strategies in climate action, from putting social justice central to all climate policy and action, from lifting farmers out of poverty to addressing housing and migration, Ciaran outlines core ideas on […]

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