Meta Stop Censoring Gaza
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11th December 2023

Meta Stop Censoring Palestine

On Wednesday (6th December 2023), Uplift hosted a session in the AV Room in Leinster House for Ireland's TDs and Senators to talk about Meta's censorship of Palestinian voices and under-moderation of hate speech and disinformation in Hebrew on Meta's platforms (primarily Facebook and Instagram). Representatives from 7amleh, the Arab…
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17th November 2023

A Celebration of Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week is an opportunity to reflect on the importance of open, welcoming, communities where everybody can feel safe, valued, and seen. It is important to recognize and celebrate the unique identities and experiences of individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community, including our transgender friends and loved ones. No matter…
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10th November 2023

Building Support For Climate Solutions: A Narrative Guide

Introduction Climate change is the biggest threat to our safety and health we have ever encountered. So how do we get the conversation about climate change so loud and clear that future governments know they have no choice but to stop those responsible for poisoning our air, water, soil, and…
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2nd November 2023

An Open Letter from Ireland

OPEN Letter From Northern Ireland To Joe Biden, President of the United States of America, Across the island of Ireland, thousands of families live with the unending grief of having lost loved ones to conflict borne of oppression and systemic injustice.  We cannot stand by and watch as thousands of…
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26th October 2023

What we’ve been up to – October 2023

As we head into Autumn, despite the challenges we’ve all faced over the past few months, when I think of all we’ve achieved together, it gives me renewed hope. I’m constantly amazed by how much this community can do with so few resources, and it’s people like you who make…
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18th October 2023

Energy Charter Treaty campaign – what we have done so far

The Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) is an international agreement which protects the interests of powerful energy corporations across Europe. Ireland is a signatory to the ECT, but the power the treaty gives to energy companies who are partly to blame for the climate crisis, means that people have realised that…
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Image of kids in Palestine, holding hands. Text added: An Open Letter from Irish civil society organisations on the war crimes being committed in Gaza
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16th October 2023

An Open Letter from Irish civil society organisations on the war crimes being committed in Gaza

An Open Letter from Irish civil society organisations on the war crimes being committed in Gaza An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, An Tanaiste, Micheál Martin, Minister for Environment, Eamon Ryan All human life is precious and no matter where we come from, we all deserve to live free from violence and to…
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18th September 2023

MyUplift: what happened in August?

MyUplift empowers people to start campaigns in their own areas on issues they they care about. Read here about how Uplift members ran their own successful campaigns: Keep Before5 Family Centre in Churchfield open Community hubs, childcare and adult services are the backbone of every neighbourhood, providing crucial support to…
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Image with a hand handling voting hand with text "Defending Democracy: Maynooth University's Struggle for Transparent Governance"
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31st August 2023

Defending Democracy: Maynooth University’s Struggle for Transparent Governance

Democracy is all about making sure things are fair, everyone's ideas count, and representative voices are heard. Recently, Maynooth University found itself in a bit of a situation regarding the institution's commitment to democratic values. The university's decision to replace the democratic election process for staff representatives on the Governing…
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24th July 2023

The fight for nature

Great news for nature! The Nature Restoration Law is continuing on its path to becoming law and it is largely thanks to Uplift members taking action. Over a year ago the EU Commission introduced the Nature Restoration Law. It represents an attempt by the EU Commission to halt and reverse…
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