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People with a 'cold' face are judged more harshly than others
# Social Exclusion
# Social Exclusion

People with a 'cold' face are judged more harshly than others

Aug 31st 2016, 6:10 AM 23,321 Views 18 Comments

New research shows people often make a “moral judgment” based on facial expressions.

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity
# Inequality
# Inequality

Opinion: Across Europe, equality is being obliterated by austerity

Apr 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 73 Views 25 Comments

Social Europe is being destroyed. Will our EU 2014 candidates pledge commitment to fighting rising poverty, unemployment, inequality and social exclusion?

Column: New thinking about tackling extreme deprivation in Europe
# Poverty
# Poverty

Column: New thinking about tackling extreme deprivation in Europe

Mar 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 77 Views 18 Comments

A new €3.8 billion EU initiative, FEAD, will help overcome extreme deprivation in Ireland and all across Europe, writes Emer Costello MEP.

Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day
# Basic Meals
# Basic Meals

Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day

Dec 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 199 Views 105 Comments

Food poverty is a difficult – but very real – fact to accept in modern society. Ireland must now make a decision on how to implement a programme to tackle rising poverty and social exclusion, writes Emer Costello.

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union
# Fertile Ground
# Fertile Ground

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union

Oct 7th 2013, 1:52 PM 13,435 Views 78 Comments

New figures from Eurostar also show that Ireland has a higher than average rate of people who are at risk of poverty and social exclusion and has experienced one of the highest falls in employment.

Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures
# Entrepreneurs
# Entrepreneurs

Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:30 PM 49 Views 15 Comments

Entrepreneurs, job-seekers, rural enterprises, tourism initiatives and community-based projects all rely on local development companies – which could be forced to close under new reforms, writes John Walsh.

Rise in EU population at risk of poverty
# Poverty
# Poverty

Rise in EU population at risk of poverty

Dec 3rd 2012, 11:15 AM 1,862 Views 20 Comments

Latest figures show that around 120 million people, or 24 per cent of the EU 27, were at risk of poverty or social exclusion last year.

Government ‘failing its own targets’ on poverty and unemployment
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Government ‘failing its own targets’ on poverty and unemployment

Jan 30th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,577 Views 9 Comments

Key targets set by the Government after it came to power will be missed, Social Justice Ireland has warned.

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: These arrests won’t tackle the root causes of crime in Limerick

Nov 24th 2011, 7:30 AM 303 Views 14 Comments

On Limerick’s estates, crime is being spurred by pressing social problems – and they’re not going away, writes sociologist Niamh Hourigan.