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?
Written by – Stephen O’Brien ‘Identity’, according to Merriam Webster’s dictionary definition is, “the qualities, beliefs, etc., that make … Continue reading Representation of Islam and Muslims in the Media
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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
A political analysis of the housing crisis –
So a key question that must be asked here is, if Ireland built large public housing schemes over many decades when it was still poor, why does it rely so heavily on the market to provide housing now? Continue reading A political analysis of the housing crisis in Ireland and how it can be resolved
How are we to feel if we are to live without a roof over our heads and adequate accommodation? Numerous Irish citizens are facing this problem today, who have resorted to sleeping on the streets or facing temporary emergency accommodation. This struggle is not just confined to Ireland it is a universal problem. The number of homeless increase day by day, which has an overall negative effect on Irish society and these individuals’ living standards. Continue reading An analysis and contrast of the Irish homeless crisis
George W. Merck, president of Merck &Co., a major pharmaceutical company in the twentieth century famously stated in 1929: “We try to remember that medicine is for the patient. We try never to forget that medicine is for the people. It is not for the profits. The profits follow, and if we have remembered that, they have never failed to appear. The better we have remembered it, the larger they have been.”[i] George Merck’s quote embodies the idealistic nature of the pharmaceutical industry at its inception. He had made it clear how the pharmaceutical industry does play an integral part in the continued prosperity of society. Continue reading Life saving industry – Investing more in advertising than R&D