128. An Economic Paradigm Shift vs a Government Stuck in the Austerity Era

This Reboot Republic podcast talks to Colette Bennett, Economic and Social Analyst with Social Justice Ireland, and Ciaran Nugent, Economist with the Nevin Economics Research Institute about the current state of the Irish economy, the post-pandemic paradigm shifts in economics towards a large state borrowing to build and yet the Irish Government are stuck in the tax cutting, debt-reducing austerity […]

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127. Housing Shock – Crazy House Prices

This Housing Shock episode of Reboot Republic talks to Ciaran Mulqueen of Crazy House Prices instagram and twitter account, who has been highlighting various aspects of the housing crisis and problems with the housing market. Rory shares some of the stories he’s been receiving on #Endhousingcrisis, the Uplift petition, and Ciaran explains why he set up Crazy House Prices, the […]

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Housing Shock: Mendicity CEO, Louisa Santoro

Discarded and Ignored. Where is the Vision to End Homelessness in Ireland? This Housing Shock episode talks to Louisa Santoro, CEO of Mendicity, Ireland’s oldest working charity in Dublin which provides supports to, and works with, those who are homeless. Louisa talks passionately and from experience about the reality of homelessness in Dublin today, about the problems with the private […]

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126. Housing Shock: Breaking the Stigma – Personal Stories of the Housing Crisis

This Housing Shock episode of Reboot Republic, talks to Aoife Barry, Assistant News Editor and Reporter with TheJournal.ie, C√≥nal Thomas, reporter with the Journal.ie. and Emily Duffy, Deputy Director of the digital campaign organisation, Uplift. We discuss how telling personal stories of the housing crisis is having an impact on the housing debate, bringing the emotional and personal connection to […]

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123. The End of Neoliberalism or the Normalisation of Housing Insecurity?

This Reboot Republic talks to Dr Mick Byrne, housing expert from UCD. We talk about the implications of the macro-economic shift at a global level; are we seeing a major global policy and ideological move to states reinvesting and borrowing to build housing? What does the ESRI report mean for the Irish Government? We also talk about the reality of […]

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122. Housing Shock: The ESRI Gamechanger?

This Housing Shock episode of Reboot Republic talks about the dramatic report of the ESRI that recommends a doubling of capital spending on public housing with Killian Woods of the Sunday Business Post and Laoise Neylon of the Dublin Inquirer. We also discuss the continuing political and public fallout of the Government’s inadequate measures on investor funds, the growing problem […]

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