Take a Stand this month against period poverty

Take a Stand this month against period poverty

Period poverty is a growing problem in Ireland. It can be an off putting topic for some, but the fact is that women and trans men who are homeless or living in hardship cannot afford sanitary products, which can be dangerous to health and take away a person’s...
Take our palm oil challenge!

Take our palm oil challenge!

Take the Stand.ie Palm Oil challenge! Consumers are becoming more aware of the horrific impacts of the palm oil industry on indigenous communities and biodiversity. This means companies are waking up too and slowly changing their policies to reflect the demands of the...
Feel like taking a stand? Here’s our monthly round-up!

Feel like taking a stand? Here’s our monthly round-up!

STAND UP: Yoga for Choice takes place on Saturday 5 August in the Dublin Holistic Centre. All money raised from this yoga class will go towards funding the Abortion Rights Campaign’s sixth annual March for Choice on the 30th September. Find out more on their Facebook...
Protecting academics in the post-truth era

Protecting academics in the post-truth era

Scholars At Risk protects academics, artists, writers, and other intellectuals threatened in their home countries, writes Hiram Moylan Freedom of speech has been a controversial topic in recent times. As a basic human right, it offers a voice to minorities and critics...
The Olympics: an unsustainable, unequal celebration

The Olympics: an unsustainable, unequal celebration

The sporting celebration of the Olympic Games is marred by under-the-table deals and inhumane planning strategies, writes KEVIN KEANE Everyone loves the Olympics. What’s not to love? Two weeks of world-class athletics, with unlikely backstories overcoming all the odds...