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Conservative politicians consistently put the interests of the 1% ahead of the rest of society. When the banks collapsed in 2008 for example, Fianna Fail had no hesitation in using billions of taxpayers’ money to bail them out. This...
There used to be a certain level of decency in Ireland. Even in its poorest decades, the state provided homes for its citizens and the sight of a homeless person was both rare and shocking. Today, homelessness and housing...
Fine Gael are obsessed with economic growth, but for most voters housing and healthcare are the most important issues facing the country. This is borne out by a recent survey in the Sunday Times and a host of previous...
People Before Profit is motivated by a central ambition – to help each individual to reach their full potential in a society geared towards human flourishing. Education and care are essential to this project, as they equip people with...
In October the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirmed that we have just 12 years to limit catastrophic climate change. The report sets out this timeframe to hold global temperature rises to 1.5% or risk extreme drought, flooding...
We are meant to live in a democracy, but we only vote every couple of years and have little control over our economic resources. At the political level, decision making has increasingly been centralised, with little scope for local...
Fine Gael and Fianna Fail view rural voters as their social base, but successive governments have repeatedly let these people down. Over the last 12 months, rural communities have lost 160 post offices despite the relatively low cost (€8...
At its heart, People Before Profit is a 32 county socialist organisation. We oppose borders that prevent working people from coming together – particularly the border on the island of Ireland. Like James Connolly, we see the Irish border...
Work should be a source of satisfaction and meaning. For too many, however, it has become insecure, stressful and underpaid. Recent analysis by the Nevin Economic Research Institute found that 20% of workers under 30 are now on temporary...
A Society for the Many lays out our vision for Irish society, along with a roadmap that would start to achieve it. We are nearly at the centenary of a Republic that promised to cherish all of its citizens...

Our Vision