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A Kenyan hawker sells mobile phone covers on a street, in Nairobi. Photograph: Simon Maina/Getty

One of the most mendacious contentions, often made by free marketers and other economic moralists, is the notion that the poor are not entrepreneurial(...)

Crowds of school children pictured on Friday afternoon on Merrion Square, Dublin for the Global Climate Strike. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition has said Friday’s mass youth demonstrations should prompt the Government to commit to greater leadership at next week(...)

Greenpeace activists  outside the United Nations in Geneva on Thursday as the IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land is released. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

The latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was broadly welcomed by scientists across the globe as a framework to t(...)

Syrian refugees remove a corrugated metal as they dismantle their shelters at the Lebanese border town of Arsal. Photograph: Reuters/Hassan Abdallah

Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, the three regional countries hosting 5.6 million Syrian refugees, are struggling under the burden. Economic crises in all(...)

The ground floor of 232 Rathmines Road Lower, which has just been let to Oxfam at an initial rent of €77,500pa.

Agent Savills is guiding a price of €11.75 million for a portfolio of prime commercial properties distributed across Upper and Lower Liffey Street in (...)

 President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Junker: “Europe cannot and must not be a fortress with its back to the world.”

Growing inequality in Europe, fuelled by some governments’ failure to “deliver the benefits of economic growth to the people” must be tackled if the m(...)

 There was a “culture of poor behaviour” among Oxfam staff sent to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, with serious allegations of wrongdoing including sexual abuse of children which were not fully disclosed, a UK Charity Commission inquiry has found. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

There was a “culture of poor behaviour” among Oxfam staff sent to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, with serious allegations of wrongdoing in(...)

Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International:  ‘I think we are in a better place, although we still have a journey.’ Photograph: Oxfam International

The executive director of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima, says the charity is still working hard to regain the trust of its supporters after a s(...)

March for Climate Change: students on their way to Leinster House on March 15th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Political discourse in the State is mostly predictable but it can spring big surprises, sometimes from unexpected quarters. On March 15th, children a(...)

The European Parliament is targeting economies that are used for aggressive tax planning by multinationals. Photograph: iStock

The Republic helps big multinationals to engage in aggressive tax planning and the European Commission should regard it as one of five “EU tax havens”(...)

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