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Event: What You Need To Know About The Food Systems Summit 2021

Join us on Thurs 11th February for an open discussion with Olive Towey and Sophie Healy-Thow to find out what’s happening at the summit and how you can play a role in transforming how we produce and consume food, and meeting the challenges of climate change.

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The History Wars

Irish people are no strangers to debates about history, statues and their many and conflicting interpretations. An reflection by Richard J Evans

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Your sports club, Texaco and the environment

Are Texaco’s sports grants to community clubs across Ireland a thinly veiled mask for ‘greenwashing’ from the impact of their extractive business in countries like Ecuador? An opinion piece by Tom Roche.

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Human Rights Day – live!

Follow the Human Rights Day 2020 live-blog for happenings and activities throughout the day during a time of unprecedented change during the first year of a Covid-19 world

The Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series

Development Economics – Question What you Read

What does it mean to critically engage with what you read and why does it matter? Emily Ramsay investigates microfinancing in development economics – the good, the bad and the neoliberal

The Expression Recession

From the 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five, Ronan Daly explores the erosion of freedom of expression and the potential subsequent impacts

Corruption Redefined

Conor O’Brien, a 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five finalist, explores corruption in its many guises.

Check out more posts from contributors to the series.