CoronavirusNews Update
20th March 2020

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 -…
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CoronavirusNews Update
20th March 2020

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…
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CoronavirusNews Update
11th March 2020

Working Remotely: Some Tips from the Uplift team

The coronavirus is putting the idea of remote working to a gigantic test - and at a totally unprecedented scale. Getting used to working at home can be daunting especially if you have not done it before. This blog is intended to share some of the processes and tools we…
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News Update
5th February 2020

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…
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News Update
5th February 2020

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…
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News Update
14th May 2019

Uplift Submission on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

In March 2019 Uplift members helped create a people powered submission on the establishment of an Electoral Commission. You can read it here and if you’d like to get in contact about it just email theteam@uplift.ie
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