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Supertrawlers – Don’t let them off the hook

Super trawlers, with nets larger than huge sports stadiums, are hoovering up fish stocks and killing dolphins and whales off the west coast of Ireland.  Some of them can process over 250 tonnes of fish a day and if stood on their end, would be almost twice the height of…
shae
12th June 2020
News Update

Full Time Campaigner Role with Uplift

  PLEASE NOTE The recruitment window for this position is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. ____________________________________________________________________________   With over 260,000 members Uplift is now Ireland’s largest people-powered progressive campaigning organisation. Our power comes from our ability to grow, engage and mobilise members to take action together…
emily
25th May 2020
News Update

April Update

April has been huge for our community. We’ve achieved a lot together in tough times - so here’s a round up of some highlights, so you don’t miss anything.  Thousands of us contributed to creating the People’s Programme for Government - our community’s priorities for the next government. To make…
shae
12th May 2020
News Update

MyUplift Petitions

MyUplift is a campaigning and petition platform hosted by digital campaigning community Uplift. Uplift is not a neutral organisation - as a progressive community, we campaign together for a more fair, equal and just Ireland. You can read more about our values here: https://www.uplift.ie/about/#values Campaigns that are started on MyUplift…
shae
23rd April 2020
News Update

COVID-19 & 5G conspiracy theories

If you suspect something you’re reading on the internet, social media or on a messaging app such as WhatsApp is digital disinformation (fake news) ie. not true, you can check it at https://www.thejournal.ie/factcheck/news/ or https://fullfact.org/ Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, unfounded conspiracy theories linking the virus to 5G…
alex
21st April 2020
News Update

The People’s Programme For Government

About Uplift Uplift is a people-powered campaigning community made up of 250,000 people across the island of Ireland who take coordinated action for progressive social change. Our core values are environmental sustainability, deep and transparent democracy, social justice and equality. Uplift members come from every town and province - from…
emily
16th April 2020
CoronavirusNewsNews Update

250,000 reasons for hope

‘Your opponents would love you to believe that it’s hopeless, that you have no power, that there’s no reason to act, that you can’t win. Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away. And though hope can be an act of…
emily
14th April 2020
CoronavirusNews Update

How to Talk About COVID-19

Update: 15th of April 2020 As the storyteller Alice Sachrajda says, the COVID-19 pandemic can be thought of like a story-book. As with every story we have a beginning, middle and end - we have a protagonist, we have a villain, and a big challenge that we must overcome. Originally,…
emily
20th March 2020
CoronavirusNews Update

Covid-19: Your rights and entitlements

Covid-19 has seen our lives transformed in a matter of weeks; from plans and events cancelled or postponed, living spaces turned into home offices, learning new technologies and not being able to see our nearest and dearest. It’s times like this that we are reminded we are all part of…
rachel
20th March 2020