The rise of the far-right, nationalist and racist parties in Europe is the last warning for the European Institutions Written … Continue reading Nationalism: How the Economic Crisis evoked the ‘mythical’ past of the 1930s
One in nine people in the world were suffering from chronic malnourishment during 2014 – 2016. It is estimated that 795 million people are suffering from severe hunger and malnutrition globally today. Every year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food, (approximately a third of all that is produced), is wasted. Broken down, it is: 45% of all fruit and vegetables, 35% of fish and seafood, 30% of all cereals, 20% of dairy products and 20% of meat. Continue reading Food wastage – Exclusive Interview with Arash Derambarsh -What Ireland needs to consider when it comes to banning food wastage?
Last night, RTE released a investigative documentary that was centered on the hospital waiting list scandal. –Click Here – … Continue reading Ireland’s hospital waiting list – Cut The List
All chemicals which came after 1976 are allowed enter the market unless the EPA can establish “unreasonable risk.” The agency only has 90 days to make a decision, who rarely have all the toxicity data it needs. Therefore all substances that the industry want to sell are allowed go on to the market. Continue reading Toxic chemical legislation is REACHing an all time low
The ‘Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement’ (CETA) is a free trade agreement currently being finalised between the EU and Canada. … Continue reading CETA – The average modern day free trade agreement
European cosmetics market faces future obstacles Cosmetics is a broad term for products which a person utilises in the … Continue reading European make-up and cosmetics regulations could drastically change soon
JobBridge is exploitative of the Live Register numbers.Firstly, it is targeted for those on social welfare, actively looking for jobs, but have been unemployed for at least the past three to six months. Once they are ‘employed’ by a JobBridge company, the government then deducts them from the Live Register, appearing to look like they are tackling the nation’s unemployment problem. This can be argued to not even be reflective of the true unemployment numbers as JobBridge is technically a temporary job, and does not guarantee full time employment (though that is what the general purpose of an internship is supposed to fulfill). It therefore skews the labour market numbers favorably to make the Irish government look good. Continue reading The national internship scheme – JobBridge Investigation