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CoronavirusNews Update

How to Talk About COVID-19

How should we talk about COVID-19? These are uncertain and challenging times for people trying to push for progressive, people-first solutions to the crisis presented to us by COVID-19. Being deliberate in the way in which we communicate is essential. As progressives - or people who care about people -…
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
News Update

I’m Voting For Homes

We've created a scorecard for parties based on how they voted across 5 key Uplift housing campaign asks since 2016. All the information we used, including the vote record, further reading and the Uplift campaign ask can be found here.  Uplift members have been campaigning hard for progressive housing and…
emily
5th February 2020
News Update

Money Message Research

Uplift has commissioned research into the 'Money Message', used to block bills from becoming law. The Fine Gael-led Government has used a previously obscure parliamentary device known as a Money Message to prevent 51 Private Members' Bills from becoming law. These are Bills that were passed by a majority of…
shae
5th February 2020