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#People Power

# people-power - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds
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# People Power

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

Apr 25th 2018, 12:56 PM 15,858 Views 46 Comments

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

# people-power - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest
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# People Power

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest

Feb 4th 2017, 7:39 PM 10,361 Views 21 Comments

Hundreds of thousands to the streets for the past five days in protest.

# people-power - Friday 20 January, 2017

Obama definitely beat Trump in the battle of the crowd sizes
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# People Power

Obama definitely beat Trump in the battle of the crowd sizes

Jan 20th 2017, 7:44 PM 34,523 Views 60 Comments

Trump has regularly bragged about bringing in ‘big numbers’.

# people-power - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over a million people checked in on Facebook in solidarity with Indian Reservation protests
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# People Power

Over a million people checked in on Facebook in solidarity with Indian Reservation protests

Nov 1st 2016, 9:15 PM 13,582 Views 36 Comments

The protests have attracted support from some high-profile actors such as Mark Ruffalo and Shailene Woodley.

# people-power - Monday 14 March, 2016

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil
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# People Power

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

Mar 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 20,985 Views 61 Comments

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

# people-power - Saturday 27 February, 2016

People come together to keep 'best beach on the planet' in public hands
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# People Power

People come together to keep 'best beach on the planet' in public hands

Feb 27th 2016, 4:41 PM 29,673 Views 7 Comments

The “ordinary bloke” behind the campaign in New Zealand said that people’s generosity had been “heartwarming”.

# people-power - Friday 18 December, 2015

Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him
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# People Power

Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him

Dec 18th 2015, 10:07 PM 20,411 Views 8 Comments

“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”

# people-power - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Poll: Do you ever go on protest marches?
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# People Power

Poll: Do you ever go on protest marches?

Dec 13th 2015, 10:18 AM 21,357 Views 91 Comments

Do you take to the streets?

# people-power - Monday 21 September, 2015

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win
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# People Power

Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win

Sep 21st 2015, 12:10 PM 22,091 Views 110 Comments

It was Greece’s second election of the year.

# people-power - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

The extra cost of living with a disability in Ireland is over €10,000
# Purple Pound
# Purple Pound

The extra cost of living with a disability in Ireland is over €10,000

Jun 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,794 Views 20 Comments

A UK-based charity has called for disabled people to use their collective bargaining power to improve market costs.

# people-power - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Vincent Browne set to take 'democracy television' on the road
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# People Power

Vincent Browne set to take 'democracy television' on the road

Dec 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 6,353 Views 16 Comments

‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ will be visiting north county Dublin, Galway, Wicklow and Clare next year.

# people-power - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Watch Russian airline passengers push their frozen plane free from ice
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From The Daily Edge
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Watch Russian airline passengers push their frozen plane free from ice

Nov 27th 2014, 7:27 AM 1,335 Views 0 Comments

In Russia, planes fly YOU.

# people-power - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza
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Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

Aug 9th 2014, 5:23 PM 15,722 Views 354 Comments

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

# people-power - Sunday 6 April, 2014

They're releasing an alternative How I Met Your Mother ending
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From The Daily Edge
# Have You Met Ted?

They're releasing an alternative How I Met Your Mother ending

Apr 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 4,154 Views 1 Comment

Fans didn’t exactly love the first one.

# people-power - Friday 21 March, 2014

Wine shop's clever Twitter campaign halts local council plans for street seat tax
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From The Daily Edge
# Wine Shop

Wine shop's clever Twitter campaign halts local council plans for street seat tax

Mar 21st 2014, 1:30 PM 2,955 Views 1 Comment

Sixty Four Wine in Glasthule sent a powerful message via sandwich board.

# people-power - Monday 17 March, 2014

Column: In our daily lives, we can form powerful campaign groups to demand change
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# United Action

Column: In our daily lives, we can form powerful campaign groups to demand change

Mar 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 45 Views 13 Comments

Consumers can band together to demand better services, writes Oliver Tattan.

# people-power - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Friendless kid thanks the internet for the best birthday surprise EVER
# Happy Birthday Colin
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday Colin

Friendless kid thanks the internet for the best birthday surprise EVER

Mar 9th 2014, 10:30 AM 3,916 Views 2 Comments

Colin told his mum he had no friends for a party so she found him millions online.

# people-power - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online
# Happy Birthday Colin
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday Colin

Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online

Feb 13th 2014, 12:34 PM 6,080 Views 0 Comments

Colin’s 11th birthday is going to be the best ever.

# people-power - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates
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# Granby Park

Pics: Dublin's 'pop-up' inner-city park opens its gates

Aug 22nd 2013, 4:09 PM 17,144 Views 37 Comments

The temporary park at Dominick Street Lower was envisioned by the Upstart collaborative group and financed in part through on online Fundit campaign.

# people-power - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

A sneak peek at Dublin’s inner city pop-up park
# Granby Park
# Granby Park

A sneak peek at Dublin’s inner city pop-up park

Aug 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 23,528 Views 46 Comments

The park is being constructed entirely by volunteers, transforming a vacant site into a cultural playground.

# people-power - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Bono and Clooney's F-word campaign banned in the UK
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From The Daily Edge
# F-Bomb

Bono and Clooney's F-word campaign banned in the UK

Oct 5th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,963 Views 18 Comments

ONE’s latest campaign hopes to raise awareness about the Horn of Africa famine but it has been banned in Britain because it breaches political advertising rules.

# people-power - Friday 1 July, 2011

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place
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Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place

Jul 1st 2011, 5:21 PM 517 Views 3 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets all across Syria to protest against President Bashar al-Assad’s current regime.