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Care and Social Reproduction: Some Observations on Ireland from Conor McCabe

Barry and Conroy (2014) Ireland in Crisis: Women, Austerity and Inequality from Conor McCabe

Lynch and Lyons (2008) - The Gendered Order of Caring from Conor McCabe

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I’m giving a talk later today on feminist economics in Seomra Spraoi, off Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1. Below are a couple of texts that I’ll be referring to, as well as slides from a similar talk I gave in Belfast in March.
first of all, chapter one of Marie Mies and Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, The Subsistence Perspective: […]

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These are the PDfs I’m drawing upon for today’s work - which for me is based around the issue of social reproduction.
A couple of articles I found handy:
‘Cuts Are A Feminist Issue’ by the Feminist Fightback Collective, an anti-capitalist collective based in East London. The article first appeared in Soundings, December 2011.

‘Affect, Race and […]

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From Donal Higgins on twitter - Lots of talk in papers lately on Direct Provision of Asylum seekers. Here’s a show @Live_Reg did on that subject

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Edited version of a presentation I gave to Workers Solidarity Movement on Tuesday. I removed a clip from season five of The Wire, along with a short video which compared the use of statistics on economic sectors and occupations in order to observe class, to the act of drawing a circle with straight lines.
I […]

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Essential reading on Ireland’s corporation tax regime and the IFSC in a report commissioned by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Northern Ireland Committee.

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Thanks to Donnacha Ó Briain for the audio.
This is a recording of the talk I gave at the Unlock Nama campaign launch, which took place on Saturday 28 Jan 2012, at 66-67 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1.
It’s about 22 minutes long.
At the start I drew a diagram on some sheet paper on the […]

 
icon for podpress  Conor McCabe, Unlock Nama, 28 Jan 2012: Play Now | Play in Popup

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In October 2011 Pat Rabbtte gave out thirteen licenses to twelve companies (press release here). The amount of blocks left around Ireland can be seen in this PDF map here, and the way it is done in the UK and other countries is explained in this SIPTU document from last year, available here (see pages […]

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This is a drawing of the wallchart I used during the talk I gave at yesterday’s Unlock Nama demonstration.

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