93. A Strategy for COVID with Prof Aoife McLysaght

T├ínaiste Leo Varadkar said yesterday that he wants to see “tougher interrogation” of Zero Covid advocates on exactly what they want. So in this Reboot Republic we talk to Professor in Genetics in Trinity College Dublin, Aoife McLysaght, we about the latest rising figures of COVID 19, what is likely to happen on the basis of the current approach, and […]

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92. Tax Avoidance & Gender Inequality

This is our second in partnership with the Nobel Peace prize nominated, Global Alliance for Tax Justice. We are joined from Nairobi by Caroline Othim, the Global Campaigns and Policy Coordinator Africa for the Global Alliance for Tax Justice and co-chair of their working group on tax and gender Caroline is an expert in policy analysis, tax justice and gender […]

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86. Its More Lockdowns or Zero Covid

This Reboot Republic Podcast talks to Dr Julien Mercille, of the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group (ISAG) about the inadequacies of current Government measures to suppress COVID 19. Julien outlines that vaccination roll out will take many months, and therefore without a Zero Covid strategy more lockdowns are inevitable. Julien explains what is in a Zero Covid strategy that can work […]

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Ep.91 – Housing Shock #1 with Killian Woods

This Reboot Republic podcast is the first of the Housing Shock podcasts that will be taking a regular look at the big housing issues in Ireland from the perspective of how we can fix our broken housing system. The guest on this episode is Killian Woods, reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Rory and Killian discuss the problems with the […]

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89. Home for Good

This Reboot Republic podcast sets out the case for inserting the Right to Housing in the Irish Constitution, and why a Referendum is needed. It is part of Maynooth University Social Justice Week. The speakers include Fr Peter McVerry, Homelessness Campaigner, Orla O Connor, Director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Niamh O Rourke, Inclusion Health Social Worker, James […]

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Ep.88 – Lessons from Australia with Consultant in Public Health, Niall Conroy

In this Reboot Republic talks to Dr Niall Conroy an Irish consultant in public health medicine working in Queensland Australia. Dr Conroy explains the successful approach taken to COVID19 in Australia including mandatory hotel quarantine for all incoming travelers, along with quarantine in peoples homes combined with support such as mental health and practical social care. Dr Conroy outlines how […]

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Ending Homelessness: A Human Right to a Home

This Reboot Republic is a talk that Rory gave to the All Ireland Inclusion Forum. The talk is titled: Homelessness and A Human Right to A home. In the talk Rory outlines different approaches to housing – from the market to a social determinant of health. He outlines the impacts of homelessness on families and children, the recent impact of […]

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87. IWD – Empowered for Change – The Future is Feminist

This Reboot Republic is the third podcast for International Women’s Day 2021 in partnership with the National Women’s Council of Ireland. In this podcast we cover the issue of the experiences of women in Direct Provision. Orla O’Connor, Director of the NWCI, talks to Owodunni Ola Mustapha, Rosemary Kunene and Ellie Kisyombe. They explain the particular vulnerability of women in […]

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