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The rush to ensure residential mortgage loans don’t end up in the hands of vulture funds shows up Ireland’s total disdain for tenants in the private rental sector, writes Éilis Ryan.

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In the late 1990s Latin American politics began a move to the Left with egalitarian governments coming to rule the majority of the region’s States. Gar Fitzpatrick talked to Barry Cannon, an Irish based expert on the region on whether this so-called ‘Pink Tide’ was receding and what that means

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Solidarity Housing, a policy of public home provision which would provide a permanent solution to the housing crisis is outlined by Gavin Mendel Gleason.

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Despite the Republic suffering a homeless crisis, on a scale not seen since the late 1960s, there remains a refusal by government, at national or local level, to tackle the emergency through public housing programmes, reports Siobhan Mitchell.

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At the 2016 Jim Connell Red Flag festival in county Meath in May, SIPTU researcher Tish Gibbons delivered a powerful message on the importance of international workers solidarity.

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The announcement in May that water charges will be suspended from the Autumn of 2016 has been greeted by most campaigners as a major victory in the struggle to prevent the privitisation of water provision.

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Mairead Enright discusses ‘moderate’ proposals for Abortion Law Reform.

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The Northern Ireland Assembly Elections in May delivered a marginal political change that could develop into something more, reports Justin O’Hagan

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A new proposal to bring an end to the housing crisis seeks to place social solidarity at the centre of local authority developments, reports Gavin Mendel-Gleason. In May, a radical proposal to end the housing crisis was published and gained the support of many of the country’s leading homelessness campaigners

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John Jefferies takes a look at the political dynasties which clutter Leinster House.

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