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Author: Stephen McCloskey, Director, Centre for Global Education, Belfast. October ‘revolution’ in Lebanon Last October, a wave of anti-austerity protests erupted across Lebanon following tax hikes imposed by an unpopular government on an angry population at the end of its tether. The final straw was a proposed levy on Whatsapp, a popular and free form… Read more
Author: Dr Niamh Gaynor, Associate Professor, Dublin City University For decades Ireland has rightly prided itself on its generosity and support to people living in poor and precarious circumstances in the global South. Whether it comes in the form of charitable donations, or in the form of support for Irish Aid’s programmes overseas, Ireland has… Read more
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