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Bríd Smith: If we did free transport right, we can convince more than 1% of car users to switch
We need better, more frequent and efficient public transport in rural and urban areas and we need to make it free, writes Bríd Smith.
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Bríd Smith: Expansion of data centres is not going to help our serious energy woes
The People Before Profit TD says our fondness for data centres is driven by misplaced servility to the whims of corporates.
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Bríd Smith: At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned - some in government here just hide
The People Before Profit TD says the fact it took the country’s leading politicians 24 hours to react to the IPCC report is telling.
Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
The People Before Profit TD says Ireland’s society and climate will not gain anything from data centres.
Brid Smith: 'We need to take on the market forces that are profiteering from this pandemic'
People Before Profit TD Brid Smith says we need to consider moving beyond the restricted ‘market’ in this time of crisis.
'As the first TD to speak about my abortion, I hope to dispel the shame'
I’m delighted to have the chance to explain why I’m so passionate about repealing the Eighth Amendment, writes Brid Smith.